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Textile Applique and Stitch Workshop : Layered Landscapes with Susan D’souza


Thursday 3rd June 2021 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Textile Applique and Stitch Workshop : Layered Landscapes with Susan D’souza

Textile Applique and Stitch Workshop : Layered Landscapes


with Textile Artist & Teacher Susan D’souza

Thursday 3rd June 10.00am-3.00pm



Using inspiration from the beautiful landscape views at Sussex Prairie Gardens learn how to abstract and simplify complex shapes and visual information by creating layered fabric ‘collage’ using applique and reverse applique techniques. We will then go on to add texture and detail using hand and /or machine stitch.   No previous textile experience necessary but the opportunity for experienced textile practitioners to extend their skills.


1 day workshop total cost £70 per person including materials


Please contact Susan D’souza for more information or to secure a place or 07786613309


Susan is an experienced college and University textile lecturer who makes and exhibits textile artwork with a focus on colour, detail and seasonal shifts in nature. Susan is a member of Pure Arts Group and exhibited at Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft in May 2019 as part of a group of Natural Dyers.  See more of her work on @susandsouzatextiles or


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      Fraser BishopFraser Bishop
      10:50 11 Jul 22
      Wonderful garden well worth a visit. Great variety of plants showing so many ways of portraying a garden layout. Must comment on the great tea and cakes selection, our dog loved the doggy ice cream!
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      15:13 06 Jul 22
      Beautifully planted area, in which you are encouraged to walk along paths between the plants so can be completely surrounded by foliage - a lovely effect.
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      08:40 28 Jun 22
      Beautiful garden, very relaxing, and bigger than you might think. Cafe is nice too
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      16:07 08 Jun 22
      Tea room not brilliant nice cake but coffee in paper cup. No other options other then tea coffee and cake. Opening times short 1 to 5 but gardens beautiful