Workshops are currently being offered by arrangement.
Please contact me for any requests.
Small group tuition
Eucalyptus dyeing species , samples and processes
Leaf embossing using botanical contact printing
Fibre studies -protein, cellulose, man-made
Contemporary textile collage using seed stitch and other creative stitches on eucalyptus fragments
Deconstructed and reconstructed textiles, stitch drawing
Presentation skills, exhibition concepts, critical dialogue and professionalism in your textile practice
Public lectures, image presentations and sample showings
I am available for small and large public groups to present on such topics as
Intangible Cultural Heritage
an interpretation of what this means in Borneo, Madagascar, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, France, Australia. The involvement of UNESCO.
A Dynamic Global Movement
Slow Fibre, Slow Fashion – why it must happen, and where
The Art and Science of Natural Dyes
As presented to National Science Week conference at Lismore Regional Gallery
Natural dye use in Australia – traditions and contemporary innovations
Contemporary colouring and shaping of art textiles
Beauty, inspiration and innovation by avant guarde artists
Shibori tradition and interpretation
The world’s dirtiest industry
How the $5 T shirt and fast fashion trends are contributing to a disastrous onslaught of pollution and compromising traditional knowledge and culture. What is our role?