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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. […]

Leather & Silk Flowers

Tutor: Galina Kofod Students will go through all the stages of creating flowers from silk and leather. This will include the preparation of materials, dying them, making patterns, assembling and finishing techniques. In this workshop, the students will have the opportunity to learn a famous Japanese flower making technique, Somebana. This enables the students to individualize each and every flower. […]

Flower Artistry

With Galina Kofod Students will go through all the stages of creating flowers from the silk and leather. This will include the preparation of materials, dying them, making patterns, assembling and finishing techniques. In this workshop the students will have the opportunity to learn a famous Japanese flower making technique, Somebana. This enables the students […]

3D Botanicals with Anne Tomlin

Saturday 14 March 2020, 11am-5pm, £195 (price includes materials, lunch and refreshments) Location: The Artworker’s Guild, 6 Queen Square, Holborn, London WC1N 3AT Hosted by Anne Tomlin Anne is a milliner and 3D botanical artist inspired by the Sussex countryside around where she lives. She studied textiles at Farnham, graduating with a first-class degree in 1983, followed by […]

Silk & Fabric Flower Making

Silk and Fabric Flower Making (2 day) £195 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who have always wanted to make detailed fabric flowers to adorn hats, headpieces, bridal designs or corsages. The course will involve: Working with a range of silks/fabrics in different compositions and discussion on the pros and cons of […]

Silk Flower Workshop

Saturday 22nd February 2020 Cost £75 – includes materials for 2 silk roses Silk flower making techniques using French flower tools and more. Refreshments provided but please bring your own lunch. Places on this workshop are strictly limited to a maximum of 8 Please note Radiant Works is an old building and access to the studio is […]

Leather and Silk Flower Headpiece

Tutor: Anne Tomlin The aim of this course is to experiment with different techniques of couture flower making using a mixture 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 and find your own personal way of creating flowers […]

Silk & Fabric Flower Making

Silk and Fabric Flower Making (2 day) £195 inc all materials This course is aimed at: Those who have always wanted to make detailed fabric flowers to adorn hats, headpieces, bridal designs or corsages. The course will involve: Working with a range of silks/fabrics in different compositions and discussion on the pros and cons of […]

COUTURE FABRIC COVERED PERCHER HATS AND SILK FLOWER-MAKING – WORKING WITH BUCKRAM AND FABRIC

Ideal for those of you already skilled in making hats and headpieces using Sinamay, this workshop will guide you through the process of blocking a simple yet very fashionable “BUTTON HAT” or “ BI-BI’S”, covering it flawlessly with a fabric, creating a complimentary silk flower and finally learning the variety of ideal ways to fix […]

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Silk Lilies

Tutor: Anne Tomlin Learn to make couture millinery lilies. You will experiment with traditional French and Japanese heated tools to manipulate the fabric and shape the petals, create authentic colours with dyes, make stamens, bond silk layers, disguise wire and bind stems. Study the construction of your flowers by observation and drawing.