Permission to Play with Lisa Walton

Course Outline

Permission to Play is an opportunity to play with a wide range of surface design tools and techniques.

This 3 day workshop will explore colour, textures and embellishments

Skills learned

  • Stamp designing and making with compressed sponge and other stamp making materials
  • Fabric painting -sun printing, manipulation, patterning, mark making
  • Thermofax screen printing
  • Stencilling
  • textured rubbings using a wide variety of natural and supplied surfaces
  • Painted fusibles
  • Foiling
  • Deconstructed Screen Printing

Teacher Profile


Lisa Walton from Sydney Australia has been awarded many prizes for her textile art including major International and Australian Quilt Shows. She is widely published and teaches all over Australia, New Zealand as well as the USA, UK, Europe & South Africa.

Lisa was awarded the 2010 Jewel Pearce Patterson Scholarship for Quilting Teachers by the International Quilt Association Houston USA. Her book – Beautiful Building Block Quilts was published in 2013 by C&T Publishing

Her series of e-books are available on Amazon Lisa was a featured artist on Quilting Arts TV Series 2000 and 2100 and has been published in Quilting Art Magazine.

She has held two solo exhibitions of her work in Sydney and her work has been included in many exhibitions around the world

She is currently Vice President of SAQA – Studio Art Quilt Associates, an international Association dedicated to promoting the art quilt and the artists who create them.

Materials List

There is a $40 material fee for fabrics and products- you don’t need to bring anything

Workshop Terms

While workshops are usually held in the gallery's historically significant workshop space, the workshop venue may change according to the needs and wishes of the artist tutor. Likewise, the times of the workshops may vary depending on the type of workshop and its presentation.

Timeless Textiles Gallery will, at its own discretion, where a participant is unable to attend a workshop, an exchange or credit note will be made available or a refund of the  deposit or payment in accordance with the following Workshop Refund Policy.

Major commitments must be met, and in fairness to all, the policy concerning the refund is:
Cancellations 3 months prior to workshop date - refund 80% fees paid
Cancellations 2 months prior to workshop date- refund 50% fees paid.
Cancellations 1 month prior to workshop date- no refund.

Timeless Textiles Gallery


Timeless Textiles Gallery
90 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW, Australia


26 May 2018 - 28 May 2018


09:30 AM - 04:30 PM





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Workshop Attendee $460

Permission to Play with Lisa Walton

Available Tickets: 10
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