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Flower making with Bridget Bailey

Dates: 10-17 July 2021 Teacher: BRIDGET BAILEY Location: CHATEAU DUMAS, Nr Toulouse, FRANCE Email:  enquiries@chateaudumas.net Website:  www.chateaudumas.net/workshop/106/ Bridget has an unsurpassed reputation for intriguing ideas and exquisite making and over the years she has developed a particular set of skills and techniques for working with silk, sinamay and straw. This workshop will focus on flower-making […]

Autumn Leaves and Berries

The course aim is to learn about millinery silk flower-making from observation of leaves and berries and to interpret them using silk, leather, paper clay, and wire. You will learn many techniques using a mixture of traditional French and Japanese Somebana heated tools. You will gain skills that you can use after the course has […]

Lily of the Valley

In this workshop you will learn how to use this ingenious little brass tool to make lily of the valley. We’ll look at choices of silk, how to stiffen it, how to bond layers and understand the precision of making this flower. Price includes a lovely home-made lunch and wine.

A Stem of Sweet Peas

Discover the art of millinery silk flower making and experiment with a range of traditional French and Japanese somebana heated tools. You will gain skills that you can use after the course has ended to explore the craft further and make unique flowers. Throughout the day all the different stages will be demonstrated and at […]

A quintessential English Silk Rose

Disover the art of millinery silk flower making and experiment with a range of traditional French and Japanese somebana heated tools. You will gain skills that you can use after the course has ended, to explore the craft further and find your own personal way of creating flowers to make a silk rose. The course […]

Flower Artistry

Tutor: Galina Kofod Galina Kofod is famous for her incredible flowers made from vastly different materials such as silk, leather and thermoplastic. Using her knowledge of the Japanese flower making school, she has developed her own style and technique creating leather and EVA FOAM flowers. With this technique, Galina achieves a perfect reflection of nature. […]

Velvet Lillies with Bridget Bailey

We are thrilled to announce that Bridget Bailey is returning to The Cotswold School of Arts and Crafts in 2020 to bring another fabiulous two day workshop creating beautiful velvet lillies using her own special techniques. This masterclass will allow you to create beautiful pieces using Bridgets stunning technique. This is a wonderful technique for […]