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Minerva Workshop

Live online classPassementerie with Elizabeth AshdownYou how to make a contemporary collection of macramé samples that are inspired by the art of passementerie

10 Students

£160 pp

4.5 hour class


Next available date:14th October 2020


Minerva Workshop

About this class

In this hands-on workshop, textile artist Elizabeth Ashdown, one of only a few hand Passementerie weavers left in the UK, will teach you how to make a contemporary collection of macramé samples that are inspired by the art of passementerie.

Passementerie is the craft of creating decorative and ornamental trimmings and adornments for interior and fashion design.

In this exploratory workshop, students will learn the skills needed in order to create a variety of interesting and exciting macramé passementerie samples, such as fringes and braids.

You will have the opportunity to select your favourite technique from the ones learnt…

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The Minerva Workshop is located in Kentish Town in North London, in an old Victorian Warehouse full of creative businesses, and run by painter Lottie Cole.

The Minerva Workshop hosts masterclasses taught by artists and artisans as well as regular weekly classes. All the classes are taught by professional full-time artists and artisans, who love to share their knowledge and skill.

The classes are open to all levels, unless stated, and kept to a limited number of no more than 12. This keeps the classes intimate and allows for everyone to have sufficient help and encouragement in a friendly…

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Wed 14 Oct 2020, 9:00am - 1:30pm
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