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Silk and Leather Maple Leaf Brooch – Live Online Workshop

December 13, 2020

In this workshop you will make a realistic maple leaf from a choice of templates.

    • You will:
  • hand paint silk satin and we will talk about colour and using dyes
  • make a framework of wires for structure
  • insert a brooch pin
  • back the leaf with leather
  • use heated tools for leaf veining and shaping
  • add wax for sheen and protection.

The price also includes a recording of our Zoom workshop, and a catch-up Zoom session, where you can share your completed work.

Includes a kit of materials
(with free delivery – please allow plenty of time).

Kit Contains: templates, dyes, silk satin and leather, wires, brooch pin, and some guidelines. Click on the More Information tab for a detailed list.

You will also need some basic flower-making tools:

  • An arrow or knife-shape flower tool
  • hard pad or folded-up piece of cotton fabric
  • Some small paint brushes for shading and adding detail
  • Pot of water, plus extra pots with lids, or jam jars, for diluting the dye paste
  • PVA or similar tacky water-based glue
  • An iron, and a pair of small, sharp scissors


Anne Tomlin
07791 880 639
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