a beautiful and inspiring space located in an 18th century Merchant’s house in the heart of Norwich’s ancient textile district wood panelled walls, natural light and lots of atmosphere! come and see our wonderful new workspace during the Open Studios event May | Sat 25 | Sun 26 | Tue 28 | Wed 29 | Thu 30 June | Sat 1 | Sun 2 | Tue 4 | Wed 5 | Thu 6 | Sat 8 | Sun 9 spaces [...]
Despite the rain I really enjoyed my day! I learnt Sooooo much about natural dyes, thank YOU!!
Many thanks for a wonderful course! You have a great gift for sharing your enthusiasm and knowledge.
Thank you for helping us ‘play’ with such lovely colors!
Your knowledge and willingness to share is amazing! Thanks so much!
Really enjoyable, lovely relaxed atmosphere, great fun experimenting with the effect of the dyes on the various fibres. Very clear and competent tuition. I feel it has inspired me to get back into some creativity, and want to learn more, to continue and complete the project, so can’t wait to do more! Many thanks!
Aviva Leigh will be participating in this year’s Norfolk & Norwich Festival Open Studios Event As part of the Norwich Art Trail the studio will be open to the public on the following dates: May | Sat 25 | Sun 26 | Tue 28 | Wed 29 | Thu 30 June | Sat 1 | Sun 2 | Tue 4 | Wed 5 | Thu 6 | Sat 8 | Sun 9 Please note: from 15 May the studio [...]
we were really fortunate to spend an afternoon in the glorious spring sunshine for our recent Saffron Dyeing workshop at Creake Abbey in North Norfolk The next Saffron Dyeing workshop will be held on Tuesday 23 April at Dragon Hall – a few spaces remain, booking essential!
as part of the Norwich Fashion Week we will be showing how YOU can create your own slow fashion piece using traditional skills… spin, dye, weave, make…10-4 at the beautiful Assembly House in Norwich March 17
beautiful shades at our workshop on Saturday 9 Feb, inspired by photos, cards and swatches of yarn, we dyed luscious lengths of silk ready to be wound into warps for weaving into scarves. I will post more pics as they progress!
A big thank you to the lovely people of Norwich who braved snow and blizzards to come and take part in the Strips, Stripes & Stories event at the Forum recently. Over 50 people wove stripey strips which we stitched together to form a beautiful colourful Norwich Textile for the 21st century! At the end [...]