Half Scale Paper & Fabric Jacket with Maria Thomas Textile Artist - Sunday 14th May
Sunday 14th May 2017 10am - 4pm
This workshop will cover – how to use a pattern to create a half scale garment, layout and cutting pattern pieces from recycled and vintage fabrics, simple garment construction methods and explore surface decoration using appliqué and quilting techniques.
Maria Thomas Textile Artist
A love of fashion and sewing lead Maria to taking an ND in Printed Textiles at Mid-Warwickshire College, Leamington Spa in the late 1980’s. Keeping her connection with stitch she went on to Study BA Embroidery at Manchester School of Art and in turn completed an MA Textiles at the UCE in Birmingham.
Since graduating Maria has taught drawing, embroidery and printed textile design at degree and FE level. She has designed freelance for fashion, exhibited regularly and has work in public and private collections in the UK & overseas.