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Gini’s Dorset Buttons Workshop

INTERWOVEN Pop Up Space 17 Foundry Street, Dewsbury

Learn with Gini how to make a traditional Cartwheel Dorset Button. This 400 year old craft is the original way that buttons were sustainably made by hand, with natural materials. Using local shoddy wool and recycled wooden rings you can make a beautiful button, brooch or wall hanging to take home. Hear about how they […]

Free

Weaving Words Poetry Workshop

INTERWOVEN Pop Up Space 17 Foundry Street, Dewsbury

Farah Jabeen guides you through writing your own piece of poetry inspired by the INTERWOVEN themes of textiles, recycling and re-use. So many of the words we use when we talk about textiles – threads, stitches, sewing, seams, fabric – are the words we also use to talk about our lives, so form rich material […]

Free

3D Textile Collage Workshop

INTERWOVEN Pop Up Space 17 Foundry Street, Dewsbury

Inspired by the 'Lost Spells' Poems from Robert  Macfarlane and Illustrator Jackie Morris, Carnival Artist Marina Poppa will share stories and films about how they turn trash into treasure at Callaloo Arts. In the following workshop you can explore hand applique and embroidery techniques to recycle fabric scraps and charity shop finds into a beautiful […]

Free