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GoldsQUAD 2020

04 Dec
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31 Dec 2020
Goldsquad

GoldsQUAD is a relaxed, friendly group for anyone 50+ who is interested in creativity, learning new skills, trying new challenges in a supportive environment and working with other people. Sessions are led by visiting artists and creative practitioners.

GoldsQUAD returns for a series of online workshops with artist Philippa Larkam (Common Threads). Philippa is a highly experienced practitioner in online and offline arts delivery. Materials will be sent via post where needed. Please book in advance to ensure there’s enough time to send these out. 

You will be sent a secure Zoom link by email prior to each session. 

You will now need to reserve your place for GoldsQUAD sessions by booking online. £4 per person.

If joining any of the following sessions please book no later than the Midday on the Thursday before your session to allow time for the materials to be sent to you in the post. You may book later than this but will need to supply your own materials to participate in the activity if your pack does not arrive in time. 

Tuesdays 3rd and 10th November - Sheer fabrics. Please book by 29th October to allow the materials to be posted and received ready for the session. 

Friday 13th November - Fabric Brooches. Participants are required to provide own materials for this session ONLY. They will need: 

  • Fabric scraps, a small amount
  • Threads or embroidery threads
  • Needle 
  • Safety pin
  • Small embellishments, for example, beads, buttons, lace.

    Tuesday 17th November - Redwork Christmas Robin. Please book by 12th November to allow the materials to be posted and received ready for the session. 

    Friday 20th November - Kantha Embroidery Variations.  Please book by midday on Monday 16th November to allow the materials to be posted and received ready for the session. 

    Tuesday 24th November - Stitched Shibori. Please book by midday on Thursday 19th November to allow the materials to be posted and received ready for the session. 

    Friday 27th November - Fabric Flowers. Please book by midday on Monday 23rd November to allow the materials to be posted and received ready for the session. 

    Tuesday 1st December - Sashiko embroidery. Please book by midday on Thursday 26th November to allow the materials to be posted and received ready for the session. 

    Tuesday 8th December - Stitching on net. Please book by midday on Thursday 3rd December to allow the materials to be posted and received ready for the session. 

    Tuesday 15th December - Ribbon flowers. Please book by midday on Thursday 10th December to allow the materials to be posted and received ready for the session. 

    Tuesday 22nd December - Celebration of work and Origami Stars. Please book by midday on Thursday 17th December to allow the materials to be posted and received ready for the session. 

    View a video from a previous online GoldsQUAD session below.

    For more information, please contact creativewellbeing@derbyquad.co.uk