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The Nelson Market is held
each Saturday morning from
8am till 1pm in the Montgomery
Car Park, which is between
Bridge and Hardy streets.

I have been a permanent
stall holder for over 20 years,
specializing in quality gifts

All products are created in my
Nelson Studio from my own
hand-dyed silk fabrics.

My stall is located in the
north-west corner of the market,
which is near the youth hostel.

Please feel free to enquire
about any of the products that
you have seen at my stall which
are not listed on the products
page of this web site.
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Unique Threads workshops Workshops are held in my studio:
10 Britannia Heights, Nelson
Sunday to Friday mornings 9:30 to 1:00All materials are supplied and all workshops include:
Learning the techniques, and practicing the skills learned.
Followed by a tea and muffin break, and a discussion of what was learned.
Then creating your own art work. Finishing with a demonstration of the fixing process.
After the silk is fixed, washed and ironed, (it takes a few days), I will post your completed pieces to you.Numbers are limited to 1 and up to 3 during any one session.Course Fee: $80 per person.
Bring a friend and receive a $20 gift voucher.
Bring two friends and receive a $45 gift voucher.

If you are interested in a course please contact me.

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Introduction to Silk Painting
You will learn basic hand-painting techniques.
How to apply the dyes, thicken the dyes, and the use of salt, urea, and folding on fabric.
Practice samples will be made.
Then you will paint will your own
scarf using these techniques.
Demonstration of fixing process.
Introduction to Wax Resist
You will learn basic ways to resist
the fabric using a variety of wax mediums.
An introduction to the dyes, and
how to apply the colours.
Sampling of techniques, followed by
decorating your own silk scarf
Demonstration of fixing process.
Shibori Basics
You will learn the fundamentals of
resisting the fabrics using the techniques
of stitching, wrapping, and folding.
Some of the samples will be painted,
while others will dipped in a vat dye
bath. Using the folding technique,
you will create a design for your own scarf.
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