Events - 5 Aug 17

Yvonne Buskie | ... starting to see the end

Wednesday 2 August - Sunday 27 August
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Live closing event:  Wednesday 23rd August 7-8pm

A collaborative retreat at St Margaret’s House

Six collaborating artists, Yvonne Buskie with Guest Artists Christine Devaney (Dancer+Choreographer), Luke Sutherland (Musician), Evy Tjåland (Visual Artist), Margarita Vazquez Ponte (Multi Media), Nik Paget-Tomlinson (Musician), create an evolving environment influenced by ideas of piety and vandalism. An integration of drawing, sound, performance, projection, and sculptural objects.

// Part of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2017 //

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving

Saturday 5 August
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


2 week course, running for 5 hours on subsequent Saturday @ 
10:00 am – 4 pm
10 hours tuition in total

Learn the basics and create a piece to take home
Loom and yarns provided

Course includes:
• Select a design and suitable yarns
• Create a warp on the loom; knotting to space and secure
• Basic weaving techniques; introducing new colours, creating shapes and patterns
• Finish the top & back of the weaving and cut off the loom
• Look at hanging options

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"Pingoo" Doorstop Workshop

Saturday 5 August
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

This is Pingoo.
He has been with us ever since we can remember and he has been the most useful penguin we ever had in our studio…
However, Pingoo seems to be on his last legs and therefore we have decided to re-create him 🙂
Come and join us at our Saturday workshop and make your own one.

Furniture Painting Workshop

Saturday 5 August
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The furniture painting workshop is a fun introduction to upcycling furniture. Relax and let your creativity flow whilst you learn new skills and customise your furniture!

Come join us at our studio – 6.17, St Margarets House, 151 London Road, EH7 6AE. You’re welcome to bring along or pre-order, a small item of wooden furniture e.g. a small side table, coffee table, magazine rack, dining chair, small cabinet or a stool.

Jewellery with Gemstones - £10 off for St Margaret's House residents

Saturday 5 August
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

During the workshop you will learn how to carve jewellery from special waxes, how to set stones in wax and how to prepare your pieces for casting.

This class is suitable for both beginners and experienced jewellers who would like to learn new technique.

Finalised (casted, cleaned, polished and hallmarked) jewellery will ready to pick up in 3 weeks.