INTRODUCTION TO PUNCH NEEDLE with Kim Searle, Darn It! Workshops- Friday 15th March 2024 13.45pm

Thursday 14th March 2024 - Sunday 17th March 2024

NEC, Birmingham

90-minute workshop – cost £24.00
[Max 16 people]
 
Create your own punch needle artwork using a wide variety of different colours and textures. Experiment with four different types of punch needle tool and three different types of fabric. You'll leave with all the skills you need to punch like a pro and troubleshoot your own punch needle projects.
 
Advisory Note:
Suitable for beginners and all ages over 12+; children under 16, must have adult supervision.

Meet the Tutor
Kim Searle
Kim graduated from the University of Huddersfield BA Textile Crafts in 2012 after specialising in Printmaking with an emphasis on creative work within communities. Since leaving university she’s worked on various projects with a common vein of passing on creative skills and using creativity as a way to build up community, support positive mental health and bring people a lot of joy. She works under the name of Darn It! Workshops, primarily delivering creative workshops across the country, creative sessions in galleries, community groups, festivals, events, creative spaces and more. Kim recognises that everyone learns differently and adapts teaching styles to the individual, tries to only work with venues that are accessible, offers low-income options and strongly believes in the benefits of creativity for mental health. She also co-runs Thread Republic, a Textile Scrap Store and Sustainable Textile CIC based in Huddersfield.

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90-minute workshop – cost £24.00
[Max 16 people]
 
Create your own punch needle artwork using a wide variety of different colours and textures. Experiment with four different types of punch needle tool and three different types of fabric. You'll leave with all the skills you need to punch like a pro and troubleshoot your own punch needle projects.
 
Advisory Note:
Suitable for beginners and all ages over 12+; children under 16, must have adult supervision.

Meet the Tutor
Kim Searle
Kim graduated from the University of Huddersfield BA Textile Crafts in 2012 after specialising in Printmaking with an emphasis on creative work within communities. Since leaving university she’s worked on various projects with a common vein of passing on creative skills and using creativity as a way to build up community, support positive mental health and bring people a lot of joy. She works under the name of Darn It! Workshops, primarily delivering creative workshops across the country, creative sessions in galleries, community groups, festivals, events, creative spaces and more. Kim recognises that everyone learns differently and adapts teaching styles to the individual, tries to only work with venues that are accessible, offers low-income options and strongly believes in the benefits of creativity for mental health. She also co-runs Thread Republic, a Textile Scrap Store and Sustainable Textile CIC based in Huddersfield.