18 Textiles + wire: knit, lace, weave with Angharad Rixon

The use of textile techniques worked in metal wires is ancient; the fields of textiles and jewellery have evolved together over the centuries. Delving into the history and its technical vocabulary, complete a series of small jewellery pieces, exploring Viking Knitting, free-form knitting in fine wire and a crochet hook, braiding and bobbin lace with its endless structural possibilities. Learn the tricks of the trade as well as the versatility of each technique, make several samples and a finished piece.
Angharad Rixon is a technical textile historian specialising in lace and passementeire; her studies in Italy, Switzerland and Spain have led to her skills in a wide variety of off-loom techniques. Angharad regularly lectures in Milan and Florence and consults for various museums and universities around the world.
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Level: All | Cost: $710 + $70 materials

Course Coordinator:

Angharad Rixon

Technical Textile Historian, Lecturer, Director of Textile Support - Campbelltown NSW

Textile Support is dedicated to maintain dynamic and active textile traditions and encourage the practice of textile crafts among young designers, scholars and artists.

Course Level: Beginner
Course Fee (Adult): $710
Course Fee (Child): $
Course Material Fee: $70
Course Date/s:03-Jan-2018 07-Jan-2018
Current Capacity: Full

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