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Audrey and Vivien painting on silk

Cherry working on a batik on cotton

Dot embroidering a batik on paper

Tie dye scarf group in day centre for the elderly

Tie dye bag workshop with MIND group


All photographs and artwork are copyright and the property of Jenny O'Leary. No reproduction without permission  October 2010


  Weekend & day courses on Batik, Silk painting and Nuno felting in Shropshire 2011/12


October 14th, 15th, 16th Nuno Felting
October 18th , 19th Creative Silk

October 28th, 29th, 30th

Batik on tissue
November 11th, 12th and 13th Silk and Nuno
November 15th, 16th Batik on fabric
November 25th, 26th and 27th Batik on tissue
November 29th, 30th Fabric collage
December 2nd, 3rd and 4th Batik and Stitch
January 17th and 18th Silk and Stitch
January 27th, 28th and 29th Nuno Felting
February 7th and 8th Creative Silk
February 24th, 25th and 26th Silk and Nuno
March 20th and 21st Batik and Stitch
March 30th, 31st and April 1st Silk and Stitch

New lower prices
Where there are three days mentioned these are weekend courses which include a Friday evening meal, lunch and evening meals on Saturday and Sunday and two days tuition including all materials apart from silk scarves.

The price for this is now £160. B&B can be arranged in the village for £35 per night. Where there are two days these are mid week courses which include two evening  meals and two lunches, tuition and materials The price for this is now £140. Any of the above can be taken as day courses, if you are thinking of doing one day only it is
advisable to choose the first day of the course when techniques are introduced. The price for a one day course is now £45 to include lunch, tuition and materials but not silk scarves Course times are 10 until 5 on a day course, 10 until 6.00 on a weekend course, with the option to continue working in the studio untutored until the evening  meal is served. You can go back to your B&B though if you are tired!

Textile Art Days with Jenny O’Leary

Get a group of friends together, 4 – 6, choose your own date then contact me to check for availability Come and enjoy a creative fun day - no experience necessary!

Choose from a day doing…
Batik on tissue paper – great fun!
Experimental Silk painting – tie dye, salt, stencils..
Nuno felting – felting on to silk or muslin (4 people only)
Machine embroidery – create trees or flowers or lacy effects machining on to loose weave fabrics
Machine stitched fabric landscapes – using fabric scraps and simple stitches  create stunning landscapes
Silk to stitchcreate an abstract silk design then embellish with stitch

10am – 4pm Weekdays or weekends - you choose!
Bring your own lunch, tea and coffee provided.
£25 per person to include materials, silk


For descriptions of course content in terms of techniques please see the Courses page

For further details

e-mail:Email Jenny O'Leary

Telephone: 01691 656788

Shropshire  U.K.
Residential courses
Day courses
Evening classes
School workshops
Inset courses for Teachers

Jenny offers workshops in schools - please click here for photos and information        


Jenny offers demonstrations,  workshops for adults and children, and day and evening classes in silk painting, batik and machine collage and embroidery

Lunch in the kitchen

    Sue designing a batik


Wendy working on batik on paper

Silk Scarf workshop in retirement home

Batik group work African pattern - Primary school workshop

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