Come and learn how to make a felt bird, embroider a decorative hanging heart or create a bespoke case for your mobile phone with Ann Stevens at the atelier in Allemans-du-Dropt.


Ann is a fine art textile artist who has been living in France for the past 10 years. Sourcing vintage fabrics and re-purposing worn, old and soft materials, Ann enjoys making and teaching hand-stitching, silk embroidery and creating beautiful bespoke fabric pieces.


All day workshop


Atelier, Allemans du Dropt


Tuesday 2nd October

Tuesday 16th October

Tuesday 30th October

10am - 3.30pm 


Felt Birds -    Embellished and hand stitched .

2.10.2018  - 10am - 3.30pm - 45euros per person    

On this one day workshop we will be creating colorful  3.D. felt birds .

Come and try an embellisher machine (dry felting machine) and make felt from wool tops . If you have an embellisher please bring with you , if not no worries we will have machines here for you to use.

After constructing our birds we will then decorate them using hand embroidery stitches - this is suitable for beginners and the more experienced sewer!

We will make legs and beaks ...everyone will have an unique piece to take home at the end of the workshop.


Give me your Heart-   Silk Ribbon Embroidery .

16.10.2018 - 10am - 3.30pm - 45euros per person  

This day will be spent learning the beautiful art of silk ribbon embroidery .

We will construct a heart and add various stitches only used within this art form - roses , leaves , buds and decorative stitches ....

This workshop is suitable for beginners and more experienced sewers.

Silk ribbon will be on sale on the day - hand dyed by myself.



Mobile Phone Case

30.10.2018 - 10am - 3.30pm - 45euros per person  

This workshop will allow us to make a personalized case for our mobile phones. We will make a pattern , cut and develop a collaged fabric design on the front. If you have any small precious scraps of fabric bring them ....

Base material and fabrics -silk pieces and vintage bits will be available to use. We will layer stitches on top and create a unique thing of beauty to keep your phone safe. This workshop is suitable for beginners and the more experienced sewer.