I’m really excited about this, and can’t wait to start viewing the episodes next week. I consider myself more of a quilter than a textile artist right now, but I definitely feel the pull to explore my own creativity in new ways.
From the 14th February 2011, they will be sending you an episode of Talking Threads Series 1 for FREE in a series of weekly emails. They will send you one episode of Talking Threads a week, for 10 weeks. Each episode is approximately 20 minutes long, that’s over 5 hours of inspirational textile videos free of charge.
To register sign up for their newsletter. You will receive an email asking you to confirm your registration. Check your spam folder if you don’t get it. If you have any problems, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here’s the trailer video:
Talking Threads is an exciting 10 part series about the colourful world of contemporary textile art. Featuring 9 artists this series allows you to gain an insight into what inspires each of them and how they develop their work through stitch, mixed media and fabric manipulation.
Featuring easy to follow workshops on:
- Silk Painting
- Contemporary Quilting Techniques
- Machine Embroidery
- Hand Dyeing Fabric
- Water Solubles
- Mixed Media Fabric
- Hot Textiles, Creating New Surfaces with Heat Processes
- Slashing – An Age Old Technique Reinvented
Featured artists include: Angie Hughes, Linda Miller, Gilda Baron, Anne Griffiths, Jill Kennedy, Fay Maxwell, Myfanwy Hart, Di Wells and Kim Thittichai.
Of course, if you don’t want to wait for each weekly email, you can purchase the DVD now.