The Arty Silkworm - Lets talk Silk... and Painting Workshops...

Want to learn how it's done?
Come along to our one day creative workshops...
You'll be hooked!
Detail of Silk Scarf
Wonderful workshop days at The Arty Silkworm...

Our creative days run from 10am until 3pm with a break for lunch.

There is plenty of tea & coffee to sustain the creativity.

Our workshops are perfect for beginners and those with experience alike. The day is relaxed & structured and begins with an introduction to Silk, a demonstration of the way the beautiful professional dyes work, the methods of application and the process of fixing and finishing your wonderful creations.

Your tutor for the day will be Ruth Rutherford, a professional, enthusiastic multi skilled designer, who will inspire and guide you, to enable you to get the most from your day.


You will make practice samplers, experimenting with colour and technique. You will try various styles of Shibori, being amazed at your results. You will then create a beautiful, vibrant and  luxurious silk scarf to take home with you. 

The cost for the day is £49

and includes all basic materials.

Just bring yourself, your lunch and a pinny!

These are the forthcoming 2020 Workshop Dates...

The themes are a wonderful starting point for your day, and your choice 

of colours will make your work completely unique. 

Please click your chosen date to send an email and secure 

your place....

    Items for the home.... Things to dye for!   
     Look out for the Cushion Cover and Lantern events, places are very limited... book now     

Sadly the Fabulous Workshops are postponed during this difficult time. You can still purchase your 

Gift Vouchers  here 




Come on your own. 

Buy Someone a gift. 

Share the day together.

Get Creative - Have Fun - Express Yourself

These are small classes to allow for individual tuition, 

Maximum 8 people - Booking is essential.

A non refundable deposit of £20 is required to secure your booking.

In the event of Covid - 19 Government restrictions being in place,

then of course all deposits will be refunded or

applied to another workshop date of your choice.


There are no rigid expectations, and no experience is necessary. 

You will be truly amazed at the beautiful results that can be achieved,

it is a lovely relaxed and fun day.


If there is a group of eager silk painters and you would like a separate bespoke workshop date, just get in touch... 

minimum 6 people... maximum 8 if held here.

If you would like me to come to your venue please email to discuss...


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Having a special Birthday

or gathering of friends?

A Bespoke Workshop Day is perfect for 

Special Birthday Gatherings, 

Hen Parties 

and Group Activity days 

please see our fabulous

** Sparkling Workshop Page **

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