Textile Masterclasses and Workshops Newburgh and Perth Scotland

2014 Masterclasses

You can view the full masterclass schedule via the link on the left and then follow links to each class in detail. Once again, we’re delighted to be welcoming such gifted and committed teacher/practitioners to Big Cat Textiles. What follows is a small selection  - please visit the Masterclass Schedule to get the whole picture!

Two classes in one week with Molly Bullick in May

Deconstructed Colour with Molly Bullick - before and after!

Deconstructed Colour with Molly Bullick – before and after!

Deconstructed Colour on Cloth and Paper –  Mon 26 – Weds 28 May

Making unique fabrics or prints on paper is an extremely satisfying form of artistic expression. Fabrics to use for making clothing, quilting or wall hung art works can be created in this fascinating and hands on process.

Thermoflax Printing Samples

Thermoflax Printing Samples

Pattern Making with Dyes on Cloth and Paper; an introduction to Thermofax printing - Thurs 29 – Friday 30 May

Thermofax screens are capable of producing delicate texture such as handwriting, grasses, sketches, feathers and photographic images. They can be used to layer marks over more gestural imagery created by deconstructed screenprinting. The possibilities are endless.

Two classes in one week with Costumier, Anna Cocciadiferro in June

Anna Cocciadiferro: Haute Couture Construction

Anna Cocciadiferro

Costumier, Anna Cocciadiferro is returning in June 2014 for one week with two brand new and exciting masterclasses –  Haute Couture Construction and 16 Plus: Pattern Cutting to Individual Measurements.

Michel Garcia Workshop Images

Michel Garcia

Michel Garcia will also be with us in June 2014 for a 5 day class dedicated to alternative processes for natural dyes on a variety of textiles.

Charlotte Sehmisch Felt

Charlotte Sehmisch

Can we please have Charlotte back next year? So much to learn from this wonderful teacher’ said one Masterclass participant this year… and we agree! Charlotte Sehmisch’s new masterclass ‘Cellular Felt‘ also runs in June.

Joan Baxter inclusions/exclusions

Joan Baxter

In August, tapestry weaver, Joan Baxter will be returning to Newburgh to deliver a new class inclusions/exclusions, a more experimental approach to materials and techniques for tapestry weaving.

We feel very privileged to be hosting India Flint’s one-and-only UK class in 2014 - ‘Being (t)here’. Already there has been a high demand for places and we are not at the moment taking any further bookings.  We are however operating a reserve list which will run on a first come first serve basis.

Click here to see the film ‘Being (t)here’, made during India’s residency in Newburgh in August 2013.

Use the links on the left to view our Masterclass Schedule and Regular Class Schedule.

The Gallery Flat will be available for rent during the Masterclass season and can cater for groups of up to 6 (8 at a pinch if you know each other well!). Use the Accommodation link on the left for more details.