Drawing with Fabric

May 16, 2023 - June 20, 2023



This course will encourage students to bring together craft techniques and contemporary art. They will learn basic skills in rug hooking, appliqué and fabric printing using stencils and cyanotype. Projects will be organized around the themes of mementos and monuments with spaciousness for individual interests. Contemporary textile artists, as well as other artists working with mementos and monuments, will be introduced weekly for inspiration and to learn from. Previous experience with the craft skills and art mediums are not necessary; students will be supported and challenged at their skill level. The following supplies will be provided by VISA: cyanotype chemicals, rug hook and burlap. Suitable for all levels.

Registration Details

Visit the Vancouver Island School of Art website to register online, or phone 250-380-3500.

Suppy List

For first class:
-a selection of mixed fabric, wool fabrics and/or yarns. A collection of small scraps will work.
-Sewing scissors
-Sketchbook/notebook and pen.

Other needed supplies (details to be discussed in class):
-1 metre+ white cotton or linen
-Exacto Knife
-Easy cut board or thick cardboard
-Masking tape
-Fabric of choice
-Embroidery cotton
-Embroidery needles
-10" embroidery hoop (approximate)

May 16, 2023 - June 20, 2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Vancouver Island School of Art
302-733 Johnson Street
Victoria, BC, V8W 3C7