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James Gladwell Embroidery Workshop

 

9th June – 13:30 – 12 pm

Join exhibiting artist James Gladwell for a FREE drop-in workshop as part of Kaleidoscopic Realms. James will demonstrate stitch techniques and help you to create a textile artwork inspired by his favourite themes of gardens, flowers and snakes. Join James to create your own take-home miniature embroidery using cross stitch.

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All threads, materials and guidance are provided, and no experience is necessary. All ages and abilities are welcome.

FREE drop in. No booking is required.

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Born into the Romany gypsy community, James Gladwell was taught needlework by his grandmother when he was seven years old. Highly independent, he works a lot from the quiet of his own flat, and spends hours stitching intricate designs onto found materials. He draws whatever interests him, from a memory of a skiing trip in Switzerland to a TV programme about Cleopatra. Stitching is something that is portable, relaxing and satisfies his need to create.

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