Celebrate 35 years of the Shipley craft textile collection with an evening of grown up fun and fast paced textile activities for all levels. Advanced or beginner, come ready to get stuck in! Whether you are raring to revamp your old clothes or eager to try a new technique, this evening will leave you wanting to make more! A pay bar will be available. With thanks to Coats Crafts Uk for supporting this Shipley Late with materials from Milward, Anchor and Duet.
This event co-incides with the Collected Threads exhibition.
6pm - 10pm, Ł5 entry, suitable for 16+ years
Tickets available from www.shoptwmuseums.co.uk
Please note: Ticket line closes at 5pm Thursday 27 September - but don't worry you can get a ticket during the day direct from the gallery or you can buy one on the door on the night.
Tom says Darn it!
Join Tom to explore the lost art of mending. Remember to bring a damaged or over loved woollen garment!
Check out his blog for find out more about his love of mending. Find out more here: www.tomofholland.com
Make jewellery from bicycle inner tubes with textile artist Jane Frazer. Cut, splice, weave and knit the tubes with ribbon and yarns to create statement jewellery.
Find out more about Jane's work on her website: http://www.janefrazer.co.uk/
Bicycle inner tubes kindly donated by Recyke y bike
Vintage Fabric Brooches
Use beautiful vintage fabrics to make suffolk puff brooches with textile artist Mandy Pattulo.
Find out more about Mandy's work on her website: http://threadandthrift.blogspot.co.uk/
Create Your Own Cord
Textile designer Jayne Turner will be showing you how to make your own cord incorporating beads and found objects.
Read Jayne's blog here: www.missjayneemma.blogspot.co.uk/
Make felt collar necklaces which will instantly update any outfit with designers Katie Merryweather and Hannah Shaw.
Get inspired here: www.guardian.co.uk/fashion/2012/jan/27/contrast-collars-cartner-morley
Cut n Sew
Stitch and embroider fabric collages with textile designer Claire Baker. See Claire's work here: http://www.claireabaker.co.uk/
Cast on Corner
Relax in our cast on corner, create your own bobbin for french knitting, share skills and watch short films celebrating the world of wool. Needles and wool will be provided. Beginners welcome.
Create decorative pieces with coils of thick dyed wool with textile artist Ali Rhind. See the possibilities here http://www.alirhindtextiles.co.uk/