Textile origami experiments

Haslach an der Mühl, Oberösterreich, Österreich

Basic knowledge and further techniques are taught

The course starts with basic knowledge of paper folding, e.g. simple basic folds, reading the folding script, folding simple models, as well as a little material science about papers and textiles that are suitable for this technique.

We will then delve into surface design techniques that form the basis of paper folding and realise simple models in textile materials. A geometric division of a surface into a network of lines, which becomes a three-dimensional structure through the placement of mountain and valley folds, so-called "tessellations", can serve as the basis for a hand pleated blind. The pleats can be fixed by ironing or sewing, and different materials can be used to explore three-dimensionality and shadow effects. Folding patterns have a completely different effect on textiles than on paper and invite experimentation.

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  • duration: 14,00 hours

Participants: All interested parties
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of sewing
Number of participants: max.
Course leader: CHRISTINA KÖNIG, Austria
Born in 1976, trained as a ladies' dressmaker, then studied Textile Design and Crafts at the Mozarteum for several years, work education, since 2005 employee in the costume department of the Salzburg Festival, intensive involvement with origami since 1997, courses with Paul Jackson, Robert La.She has taught courses with Paul Jackson, Robert LaFosse, Robert Lang and Tomoko Fuse, among others, and has been offering courses for teachers, children, designers, architects and anyone interested in a wide range of techniques and folding topics since 2007.
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Course times: Fri 17:00-20:00, Sat 9:00-12:30 and 14:00-18:30, Sun 9:00-12:00
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  • € 199,00 per person
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Travel period (26.01.2024 - 28.01.2024)
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26.01.2024, 17:00to28.01.2024, 12:00

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Course fee: 199 euros, for students 179 euros (excluding material costs)
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Textile origami experiments
Textile Centre Haslach an der Mühl
Stahlmühle 4
4170 Haslach an der Mühl

Phone+43 7289 72300
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