Make a Precious Poppet Art Doll with Helen Richards



Description

Explore using fabric crayons & photographs printed onto fabric to create your own unique textile design. With a simple body shape, your Art Doll is a great way to showcase your design, and make a lovely gift or decorative item for your home. Once you know how, it's also a great boredom busting craft to share with kids during school holidays. You'll take home your completed Poppet at the end of the class.

Prerequisites: A willingness to be playful with colour. You must be able to machine sew on a line. There are no other pre-requisites.

Materials: All materials are included. Please bring a photograph you will copy to use for your doll's face.

Guest TutorHelen Richards is a Melbourne textile artist known for her simple & stylish quilts featuring hand-printed fabrics, patchwork, appliqué and intricate stitching. Her unique textiles grace homes across the world. Now you can learn some of her secrets, and enjoy her gentle sense of whimsy in this fun and relaxing class.

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Class Schedule

The class is a 4 hour workshop on a single day.

What you will learn
  • Design your own textile
  • Print a photo onto fabric
  • Make a unique art doll
What you will get
  • Take home your own unique 'precious poppet' Art Doll, and the skills & tools to make more.

What to bring
  • Please bring a photograph to copy for your doll's face.
What to wear

Comfortable clothes for sitting around and crafting.

Appropriate for

Adults 15 years and older who can machine sew on a line.


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Opendrawer

Vendor sincce 2015

Be enticed by the colour and texture of Opendrawer. Founded by Robyn Steel-Stickland (& co.) in 2010, we've been described as edgy, arty, elegant, unique and quirky. Part gallery shop for handmade artist product from all around Australia. Part vintage and textile art supply wonderland. Part workshop for people of all skill levels. All creativity hub.

At Opendrawer, you'll learn skills, techniques and ideas that encourage you to find your own creativity.

You can enrol in courses or workshops in felt, creativity, sewing, embroidery, book making, crochet, dyeing, drawing, jewellery making, paper sculpture, art & design, mixed media, and more. 

We're open to expressions of interest, so let us know if there's something you want to learn. 

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

If for any reason you decide that the workshop you have done or are doing does not suit you, then that is a personal decision and no refund will be given.

If Opendrawer cancels a workshop, you will be given a full refunds or can choose a replacement workshop to the same value as the workshop being cancelled. You will be notified at least 2 days before the due date of the workshop if cancellation is necessary due to insufficient enrolments.

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Terms & Conditions

A $10 admin fee applies to all changes of date/workshop bookings.

Cancellations made within two weeks of the booked workshop will forfeit 50% of the advertised fee - or you may find a replacement student.

Cancellations made within 24 hours of the workshop will forfeit the full advertised fee - or you may find a replacement student.

If for any reason you decide that the workshop you have done or are doing does not suit your, then that is a personal decision and no refund will be given.

A minimum of five people are required for a workshop to run. Opendrawer reserves the right to cancel a workshop if the minimum booking is not achieved. Full refunds will be given or a replacement workshop offered to the same value as the workshop being cancelled. You will be notified at least 2 days before the due date of the workshop if cancellation is deemed necessary.Unfortunately, due to the workshop timetable no makeup classes are avaiable.

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