Artspace Oban March - November 2024

WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

Workshops will be at Artspace Oban, 26 Alexandra Place, Oban. Except where indicated * otherwise

Additional workshops may be added – follow @artspaceoban and @deborah.gray7

*where materials are not included, you will be advised beforehand what to bring with you.

Individual tuition and bespoke workshops can also be arranged.

For details and to book, email email me

Date Time Description Price
March 23rd 10:00-13:00 Drop spindle spinning for beginners £40 Materials included
April 13th 10:00-13:00 Solar dyeing – an eco-friendly method of dyeing wool and other fibres with plants £40 Materials included
April 20th 10:00-13:00 Weaving without a loom simple weaving on stones or wood £40 Materials included
May 4th Indigo dyeing 2 part workshop (Part 1) 9:30-13:30 Setting up an indigo vat; preparing fabric; simple shibori 4 hours £150 for both sessions. Only 5 spaces Materials included
May 11th Indigo dyeing 2 part workshop (Part 2) 10:00-16:00 indigo dyeing cotton and wool; maintaining the indigo vat. 6 hours £150 for both sessions. Only 5 spaces Materials included
May 25th 10:00-12:00 Tatakizome with woad and other plants (Japanese for hammer-dyeing) £ TBC Materials included
August 31st 10:00-16:00 Botanical printing on paper and fabric £90 (only 5 places) Materials included
September 7th 10:00-16:00 Natural Dyeing on wool yarn and fabric £90 (only 5 places) Materials included
September 8th 10:00-16:00 Woad harvesting and dyeing demonstration *at the Dye Garden, The Rockfield Centre. Donations to Dye Garden funds.*
October 12th Indigo dyeing 2 part workshop (Part 1) 9:30-13:30 preparing and mordanting cotton and linen for dyeing £125 for both sessions. Only 5 spaces Materials included
October 13th Indigo dyeing 2 part workshop (Part2) 10:00-16:00 Extracting natural dyes, dyeing and finishing fabrics £125 for both sessions. Only 5 spaces Materials included
October 19th 10:00-16:00 Botanical printing on paper and fabric £90 (only 5 places) Materials included
October 26th 10:00-16:00 Making cordage from local plants £90 (only 5 places) Materials included
November 16th 10:00-13:00 Knitting Scandi inspired Christmas baubles £40 Materials included
November 20th 19:00-21:00 Upcycled book with stars or hearts £20 Materials included
November 23rd 19:00-21:00 Stars and hearts - recycled paper hanging decorations £20 Materials included