I offer workshop tuition to individuals and small groups from my home studio 'Attic Batik' in Ripley, Derbyshire. All equipment is provided and with guidance I can enable you to explore the possibilities of this unique and ancient craft. I will teach you the process of layering up colours using hot wax as a resist medium and show you a range of techniques for creating beautiful individual works of textile art.
I also offer pop-up-workshops and can travel to your event. I can prepare a mobile studio and bring all the necessary things to a location of your choice. Areas covered include: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire & Leicestershire.
See my website www.atticbatik.com
1 day workshop at All Saints R.C. Primary School, Glossop, Derbyshire. The children made art for t-shirts for a fashion show:
"The children of Class 3 took part in a Batik workshop, on Monday June 18th 2018, ran by Sue Rhodes. Sue's preparation for the workshop was exceptional. Every child was supplied with a wooden frame, muslin, hot wax, coloured dyes and hairdryers. The standard of the products the children used was top quality. Instructions and requirements prior to the session had been made clear and the children had been asked to create a design. This made the transition into the session very smooth.
A very good demonstration of what Batik looked like and what the children could achieve was given by Sue at the start. The children were very well supervised by additional adults whilst they used hot wax and dye etc. and all adhered to health and safety requirements. The children were engaged throughout the whole session and were seen to develop their skills and appreciation of the technique. Sue was very patient and full of encouragement. 
I would definitely consider having Sue back to deliver a session in the future and would not hesitate to recommend her."
~ Gail Robinson. Class 3 Teacher ~
Happy grown-ups, therapeutically crafting:

Workshop with children of various ages from the Woodcraft Folk youth group, Huddersfield, mainly using dipped pastry cutter shapes:
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