Design Sketchbooks Workshop

This workshop was led by Alison Daykin and Jane Deane.
Alison, hand weaves bespoke fabrics for interiors and fashion and is a member of Design Factory, who support makers across the country. She teaches weaving, spinning and dyeing throughout the UK and is passionate about design.
Jane Deane is a spinner, dyer and weaver working with natural fibres and dyes. She specialises in silk, rearing a wide variety of Giant Silkmoth varieties each year and using their silk in her work. She is a member of The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, teaches, exhibits and gives talks across the UK and abroad.

Right: One of Alison's sketchbook pages.

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Sally England from Builth Wells, Wales developed her starting image into a finished woven scarf.



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Annie Perkins from the Cotswolds, England used paper and sample weaving to help develop a weaving draft.



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Barbara Scott from Guelph, Canada produced some great sketches and fabulous colour ideas from her image.



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Yolanda Garcia de la Rosa from Alicante, Spain used sketching, paper weaving and wrapping to develop her stunning colour choices.