'Magical blue and Gold'
Indigo, shibori and rust dyeing, with the outcome being a Japanese kimono style jacket.
12th-18th May and 23th-29th July 2020
’Inspired by the Baobab’
surface pattern and design using basic printmaking and handpainting techniques,
samples,scarves and a full cloth length being the final outcome, for quilting, making garments or interior use.
20th-26th May 2020
’Playing with Nature’s Colours’
natural dyeing with plant colours and mordants and eco printing and rust on paper and cloth.
A individual dye recipe book, scarves, samples, gift cards, homemade books and fabric lengths being the potential outcomes.
15th-21st July 2020
The venue is exquisite, a restored château near Prayssas (47), set in lovely grounds with beautiful ensuite accommodation for the students,
sun terraces, yoga room, and superb pool. The delicious homemade food will be of a local regional nature
and there will be trips to the local gourmand night market and to a local brocante.
The courses will take place in a light and spacious purpose built studio.
Delicious homemade food will be of a local regional nature. The whole experience will immerse you in the regional life of beautiful Aquitaine
Prices vary according to accommodation choices.
See the "Gertrude" site for full details – link below.
For much more detailed information and to book and pay directly on-line
you can visit the Gertrude & Friends wedsite directly.
We, here at Texatelier, will also take enquiries and reservations,
please use the secure Contact link on the top menu.
The course fee includes:
3 full days and 2 half days in the atelier studio with your course tutor
6 nights accommodation
All materials, fabrics and equipment that are part of your course
2 half day visits to local attractions
All breakfasts, lunches, dinners - except one meal in a local restaurant at guest’s cost
Snacks and beverages
Complementary pick-ups and drop-offs at Port Sainte Marie or Agen train station, dependent on mutually arranged times
Flights, trains, taxis or any other transport to and from Gertrude and Friends