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Make a Textile House with Anne Kelly

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Join Anne on an exciting one-day workshop at Loop to design and make a textile house.

Anne has been inspired by her workshops looking at home and folk art to make unique and precious little house forms, covered in vintage and stitched textiles. In this class you will learn how to make a template to cover your simple wooden house which will be provided by Anne. You will then create the sides, base and roof of the house using a mixture of vintage and embroidered fragments, and cover it. Anne will supply extra ‘bits’ to inspire you! At the end of the class you will leave with a little house which you can continue to add to at home if desired.


The workshop is 5 1/2 hours total.  From 10:30am-4:30pm with a 30 minute break for lunch. 

Lunch is not provided, but we offer tea and coffee, and cakes throughout the day.

Please bring:

A piece of strong fabric, not stretchy, canvas, heavy cotton, strong linen no larger than A3 size, neutral colour

Smaller pieces of embroidered fragments, vintage textiles, lace and ribbon in a scheme of your choice, linking colours and a theme if desired.

A glue stick

Some sharp fabric scissors

A hand stitching kit with appropriate colours and a spool of neutral tacking thread

Felt or thin wadding if desired for backing

Photographs are for reference only

Cancellation policy
A full refund of payment for the class will be given for cancellations only if the spot can be filled by another student, minus a 10% admin fee. Please be considerate. 
We reserve the right to cancel a class in unusual circumstances. We try to avoid this wherever possible, but sometimes it cannot be avoided. In this situation, of course, a full refund will be given.

We're sorry, but Loop cannot be financially responsible for extreme weather conditions or any other situations that are out of its' control.
If we need to cancel the class due to any unforeseen lockdown measures in London we will of course offer you a full refund or shop credit (whatever your preference is).