Craft Central's London Craft Week 2020 Programme Announced

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:11
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London Craft Week April 27- May 3 2020

Join Craft Central for a celebration of their female makers. Textile artist Emily Jo Gibbs, who currently appears in the V&A Bags Exhibition, will be giving a talk on The Value of Making, an ongoing project celebrating makers in stitch. Emily will also be running a hand-stitched silk organza appliqué workshop where you can learn her technique

Other workshops include:

Bespoke Scent Making workshop with Maya Njie, a Liberty’s stocked parfumier.

Herin Hong, the leather designer-maker behind Mollum Vellum, will be hosting an introduction to leathercraft.

Erna Janine of Freeweaver studio presents an opportunity to learn Japanese Bengala dying and SAORI weaving.

Sarah Desmarais, a textile designer-maker and crafts researcher, will teach the Japanese practise of Kazone, rice paste resist printing.


Full programme details- Booking to open early 2020


Talk by Emily Jo Gibbs - The Value of Making

Wednesday 29 April, 7pm – 8pm, doors  open 6.30pm

Booking necessary, £6, 40 spaces


Introduction to Bespoke Perfume Blending with Maya Njie

Thursday 30 April, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Booking necessary, £49.20, 12 spaces


Leather craft workshop -  make a Card Holder with Herin Hong

Thursday 30 April, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Booking necessary, £45, 8 spaces


Hand-stitched silk organza appliqué - an introduction with Emily Jo Gibbs

Saturday 2 May, 10am-4pm ,

Booking necessary, £120, 10 spaces


Bengala Dye workshop with Erna Janine

Saturday 2 May, 11am-2pm 

Booking necessary, £50, 5 spaces


Japanese Katazome Textile Print Workshop with Sarah Desmarais

Sunday 3  May, 10am- 5pm

Booking necessary, £120, 10 spaces


Saori Weaving with Natural and Reclaimed Fibres with Erna Janine

Sunday 3 May 10.30am-4.30pm