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  • Kathy Kinsella - Biography
    Kathy Kinsella - Biography

    Kathy Kinsella is a textile artist who lives just down the lake from Sorrento Centre. Kathy’s seasonal obsession is using natural materials and dyes with local vegetation to create eco prints from those leaves. Many of the fabrics in her work are hand dyed or eco printed. She also creates unique greeting cards and small handmade books and journals using eco printed papers and ephemera. She delights in exploring a variety of surface treatments and using hand stitching and beading to create added texture and interest.
    Kathy’s recent fibre art can be viewed on Facebook at kk.fibre.art
    More samples in her Etsy shop at kathykinsella.etsy.com
    Her fibre art blog is at kathykinsella.blogspot.com

Date

Sunday - Saturday August 04 - 10, 2024

Cost

$325 program/activities

Gifts from Nature: Eco Printing on Paper and Silk

Leaves gathered at the Sorrento Retreat and Conference Centre will be used to create prints on paper and on silk fabric. In this program we will explore how those beautiful prints can be used to create greeting cards or wee books as well as a scarf.  The leaves we select will transfer colour and texture without the use of chemicals or harmful additives.

This is a playful workshop where you will learn which leaves print best and how to achieve pleasing results that will wow your friends. Come prepared to have fun and be creatively nourished! 

Supplies : Some supplies will be provided at a cost of $25 payable to the instructor on the first day and some supplies are to be provided by the participant: [Supply List]

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