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  • Switchboard Studios, Unit 50, Uplands B Blackhorse Lane London, England, E17 5QJ United Kingdom (map)

Join Abigail for a day of fabric bird making. In this 1-day workshop you’ll learn how the bird’s pattern is created and constructed, then with your chosen coloured bird already sewn in advance, you’ll learn how to insert the wire armature, shape the legs, solder the feet and how to stuff it to fill out it’s shape.

Following demonstrations of various fabric manipulation techniques that can be used to create wings, tail, ruffled breasts and fabulous crests, you’ll be set free to get creative with the mountains of multicoloured plain and patterned fabrics and make your own unique fabric bird sculpture.

There will be a variety of fabrics, threads, paints, natural and found objects available for you to work with, but feel free to additionally being any of your own that you may like to include.

The skill level required would be beginners/ intermediate.

When: 11am - 5.30pm

Where: Switchboard Studios, Unit 50, Uplands Business Park, Uplands B, Blackhorse Lane, E17 5QJ, UK

Price: £125 p/p - including all materials, a tasty homemade lunch, cake and refreshments both days

This workshop is aimed at adults and suitable for all abilities. Groups are kept small, 4-8 people, to enable Abigail to offer each person the time and assistance they might require.

To book: A 50% deposit is required to confirm your place on the workshop. This sum in non-refundable but it can be transferred to another workshops date should you later be unable to make it.

The remaining 50% is due the week prior to the workshop date. Payments can be made via bank transfer or through Paypal.

Please ask if you have any further questions or to book a place:

Earlier Event: August 24
Later Event: September 23
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