Sense of Place - Textiles + Papers + Stitch - St. Lawrence

09jun9:00 am4:00 pmSense of Place - Textiles + Papers + Stitch - St. LawrenceArtist and Artsworkers Workshop


(Sunday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time

Event Details

9am – 4pm Sunday 9th of June 2024

Join artist, Peta Lloyd, for a full day of art making! Register for free today!

Participants will transform textile surfaces; paper, and fabrics, old* and new, combining acrylic paints and drawing inks, crayons, and oil pastels, to create their own unique symbols and marks as they explore mono printing from a Gel plate, transferring photocopy images using the tape transfer method, creating patterns using simple printing blocks and learning the Japanese method of ‘momigami’** to create a fabric like material from magazine pages.

These created textiles will be fodder for participants to create a series of three petite textile pieces, and one medium piece, approx. size A4, choose from: a 2D wall piece, a cover for a simple folded journal, or a ‘pocket’ to display on a wall.

This workshop will encourage participants to try new techniques to create images, marks, and patterns on textiles.  A trio of simple hand stitches will be used for joining textiles and for embellishing. Found objects, natural and manufactured may also be incorporated into the work.

An integral part of this one-day process is for participants to explore the narratives and sense of place occurring within the works.

*Used textiles contain their own history and energy, as you intertwine old with new you create another layer of history, with an alternate story, a new narrative.

**A technique used by U.K. Textile Artist Cas Holmes.

What to bring

Peta Lloyd suggests bringing a handful of small pieces of old used textiles/clothing/papers/letters/found objects etc. These may have a special meaning to you and may relate to people, places or things in your life.  These bits and pieces can be included in your work as a way of incorporating your personal history within the work.

Flying Arts Alliance recommends having note taking materials on hand. Please bring any questions that you may have.


St Lawrence Centenary Hall, 7 Railway Parade, St Lawrence 4707.

Flying Arts encourage the use of sustainable transport, including cycling, walking and public transport. Plan your journey through Translink.

Additional Information


Your facilitator: Peta Lloyd is a visual artist incorporating printmaking, assemblage, encaustic, textiles, and collage, into her works.


Born in Mildura Victoria, Peta grew up in Melbourne, moving to Central Victoria in the 1980’s.  Peta has resided in Central Queensland since 1990.


Peta inspires others through teaching printmaking techniques, book art, assemblage, textile, and encaustic art, locally, interstate and internationally.


Peta is an active member of the Capricornia Printmakers, Latitude 23, and the Emu Park Art Gallery.


Her artworks are held in collections of the State Library Qld, Mackay Regional Gallery, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton Art Gallery, and Benevolent Living Rockhampton.


Peta exhibits her works throughout Australia.