A day of applique

Lantern Centre, Ilfracombe

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for beginners or those with a little experience

Course content

During the day you will use machine and hand stitching techniques to create a piece of applique work/sampler. You will know how to use bondaweb and reverse applique technique. You will investigate ways to combine a variety of media and techniques to create exciting art textiles work.

Support and feedback

Your tutor will support you throughout the session.

Additional costs and requirements

Some materials will be supplied but if you have any fabric scraps, buttons, ribbons or braid for decoration/patterns to inspire you please bring these along with you.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2017 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?


About the tutor

Nicky Montagu is an Art, Craft & design tutor for Learn Devon and teaches study skills at Petroc college. She has taught on many different courses in London as an Art & Design Lecturer, including Richmond upon Thames College and London College of Fashion. She graduated from the University of East London with a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art and gained a PGCE teacher training at the University of Greenwich.

She has worked as an Interior Designer on both domestic and commercial projects, and as a freelance lighting designer for Home-deq

Nicky has lived in Devon for the past four years where she has recently set up a printmaking studio. Her current work is about living on the Taw estuary in North Devon and is interested in texture and pattern in the landscape inspired by the ambient light and changing tides and seasons. She is interested in many different areas of art, craft and design including textiles, printing, sewing,

Start date03 March 2018
End date03 March 2018
Start time10:00
End time15:30
Concessions not available