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INTRODUCTION TO MARBLING £55

MAKE Southwest, Bovey Tracey
3 May 2024
10.30am - 1.30pm
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During this workshop you will be taught how to prepare paper for marbling, learn tips on best paper and paints to use and be guided in use of simple tools to create mesmerising marbling patterns.  Refreshments are provided. 

For more information and to book, click here
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INTRODUCTION TO MARBLING + SIMPLE BOOKMAKING

Craftmongers, Ashburton
04 May 2024
10.30am - 4.30pm
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Spend the day playing with colour and learning new skills.  In the morning you will learn how to prepare your paper and marble basic patterns. After lunch you will make two stitched books using your marbled papers.
 
For more informationand to book, click here
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FUTURE EVENTS

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Jay Blades Presents Craftworks Show at Shoreditch Town Hall, London Craft Week

15 - 17 May 2024
Free Entry
For more information and to register for tickets, click here
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Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey

20th Anniversary

7 - 9 June 2024
Workshop £25
07 June 2024 Suminagashi Ink Marbling
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Workshop £25
09 June 2024 Make a Leather Pouch

Book Craftfestival workshops here   
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Handmade Oxford

19-21 June 2024
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Blue Patch Pull the Thread Exhibition, John Ruskin House, Brantwood Museum

27 July - 07 September 2024
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Endangered Heritage Craft Hero, Weald & Downland Living Museum

13 - 16 August 2024
Demonstration and workshops
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Intergenerational Suminagashi Workshop (includes museum entry). Book here 

Adult Introduction to Marbling + Simple Bookmaking
(includes museum entry). Book here 

PAST EVENTS

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MAKE Southwest

Green Makers Initiative Samples and Imperfect Seconds Sale
13 January 2024

 

Native Makers
Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, Plymouth  
09 December 2023
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Weald & Downland Living Museum 
Made by Hand 
16 - 17 September 2023
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MAKE Southwest

Green Makers Initiative Autumn Fair 

09 September 2023

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Native Makers

Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, Plymouth  
02 September 2023
 
Children’s Marbling and Origami Butterfly Workshop at MAKE Southwest, Bovey Tracey 
25 August 2023
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Weald & Downland Living Museum 
Endangered Heritage Craft Hero Week 
15 - 17 August 2023
Demonstrating marbling patterns
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Craftfestival, Bovey Tracey
Demonstrations with Heritage Crafts Endangered Crafts Tent + Workshops
9th - 11th June 2023
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Craftfestival workshops for leather making, a chunky key ring, or a simple, envelope style leather clutch. 
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MAKE Southwest

Green Makers Initiative Spring Fair 

20 May 2023

Pledged Green Makers are committed to sustainability, their environmental impact at every stage of practise and repurposing waste materials. A perfect group for my zero waste sustainable philosophy. 
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Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
Sustainable Artists Exhibition with Blue Patch for Dulwich Open Studios
13th - 14th May 2023
A collaborative partnership between Dulwich Picture Gallery and Blue Patch, a national social enterprise, celebrating sustainable makers and artists from across the UK. 
 
Blue Patch’s exhibition of 2D art, sculpture, furniture and crafts provided an outlet for over 10000 visitors to view, meet the maker and talk about tthe endangered  heritage craft of marbling.
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MAKE Southwest

Under the Tree 

25 November 2022 - 28 January 2023 

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South Hams Arts Forum

Arts Trail, Venue 2 

15 - 30 October 2022

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SHPOP!
Studio Nine, Totnes

17-22 October 2022

A not-for-profit artist collective of 14 local South Hams artists, making art accessible on the high street, offering a mix of hand craft, jewellery, clothing and art.

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South Hams Arts Forum

Contemporary Passions 

5 - 17 July 2022

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Craftfestival, Bovey Tracey

16th - 19th June 2022

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Native Makers
Melville Building, Royal William Yard
7th May 2022
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Tidal Gallery, Kingsbridge
ONWARD
14 April - 30 June 2022
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Studio 9 Pop Up, Totnes
Sigrid Verschraeghen
18th - 30th April 2022
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Just a Card + Handmade Hour
Visibility Fair
23rd- 27th March 2022
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The Great Charity Pottery and Print Fair 
5-6 March 2022
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Manchester Art Gallery
Happy Planet Eco Store curated by Blue Patch
 26th January - 18th April 2022

A collaborative partnership between Manchester Art Gallery and Blue Patch, a national social enterprise, which enabled British sustainable small brands to sell products through the gallery's Happy Planet Eco-Store.
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South Hams Arts Forum 
30 November - 12 December 2021
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Christmas at Lambside Studios
- 5 December 2021
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Modbury Christmas Fair
27 November 2021
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Devon Open Studios
Arts Trail 
11 - 26 September 2021
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Modbury Spring Fair
22 - 23 May 2021