Workshops

Stephanie will be running quilling workshops at:

Firle Place

7th October 2021

FULLY BOOKED

Worthing Museum

Saturday May 21st 2022

Saturday July 23rd 2022

10.15-1.15pm

Come and learn the basics of paper quilling in this introductory class. Stephanie will show you how to produce a range of shapes which you will then apply to produce a beautiful two-dimensional design. All tools and materials supplied. No previous experience needed.

please contact Worthing Museum

direct to book - here

The Royal Pavilion

Saturday April 23rd 2022

Saturday August 13th 2022

11-4pm

Quilling Workshop with Stephanie Smart: Come and learn paper quilling in this introductory class. You will be taught how to produce a range of shapes which can then be applied to a beautiful two-dimensional design. No previous experience needed. All tools and materials supplied. With refreshments.

please contact The Royal Pavilion

direct to book - here

 

Talks

Stephanie will be giving talks about her work at:

Firle Place

various dates August- October 2021

SOLD OUT

Chertsey Museum

26th February 2022

FULLY BOOKED

Worthing Museum

Thursday 16th June 2022 6.30-7.30pm

Stephanie discusses how each piece is inspired by period and place, history and story. She will explain how she developed her use of paper as a medium for garment construction, with embroidered and applied decoration, and how her latest collection variously reinterprets the Regency era.

please contact Worthing Museum

FULLY BOOKED

The Royal Pavilion

Friday May 20th 2022 - 2-3pm

Symphony of Stars Revealed: Discover how artist Stephanie Smart created the dress bespoke to the Regency Wardrobe Collection Exhibition at The Royal Pavilion. With Dr Alexandra Loske. Curator.

please contact The Royal Pavilion

direct to book - here


The Royal Pavilion

Thursday June 9th 2022 5-7pm

Private Tour and Q&A with Alexandra Loske - Join artist Stephanie Smart on a private tour of the Regency Wardrobe Collection Exhibition, and afterwards a Q&A with Dr. Alexandra Loske, Curator.

please contact The Royal Pavilion

direct to book - here

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Beginners - 2-dimensional creative paper quilling

Stephanie first learnt paper quilling when she was 13. Returning to it as an adult she has adapted the technique to stunning effect, applying it both as a means of surface decoration and decorative structure in her work as a fine artist, producing garments from paper and thread.

Come and learn the basics of paper quilling in this introductory class. Stephanie will show you how to produce a range of shapes which you will then apply to produce a beautiful 2-dimensional design. No previous experience needed. All tools and materials supplied.

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Beginners and Advanced- 3-dimensional creative paper quilling

 

Paper quilling was a popular pastime in the Georgian and Regency periods when it was used to decorate three-dimensional surfaces including pieces of furniture. Come back after the beginners class in order to see what you can achieve by using this intriguing technique to decorate or create three-dimensional surfaces. This class is also open to beginners with ambition.

Past community projects

Images from a quilling workshop delivered at Danny House, Sussex for the retired residents and staff

Images of thebigdraw.org workshops, using paper and recycled fabric; designed and delivered by

The House fo Embroidered Paper for the community and visitors of Chichester Cathedral

- photograps below by Matthew Andrews