For nearly 20 years, Workshop on the Web (WoW) was an innovative online magazine for all textile enthusiasts. The great news is that WoW is now a book. But not just a book, as all who buy it will gain free access to the WOWbook Members’ Club. There, you’ll find more workshops by great artists, videos showing new techniques, Lynda Monk’s Marvellous Mixed Media course, an online Gallery featuring work by our WOWies, together with access to our blog and members-only Facebook group.

WOWbook 06 cover

book cover

WOWbook 06 with Guest Editor, Lynda Monk

In this edition:

  • Sara Cook makes a wallhanging using Bojagi, an ancient Korean technique
  • Jessica Grady produces creative embellishments using recycled materials
  • Gina Ferrari creates art for your home by way of a painted and stitched collage
  • Nikki Parmenter makes a fabulous mixed media piece from an image
  • Kate Wells shows us her technique for producing embroidered lace on dissolvable fabric
  • In our special feature, Sue Brown, Louise Asher and Liske Johnson discuss their Same Sea, Different Boat covid quilt
  • Lynda Monk talks to Christine Chester about her work in our celebrity interview.

In the free online Members’ Club, Lynda Monk shows us how she uses up all those materials you have hanging around your workroom in her ‘Scrappy Bits’ workshop and Christine Chester talks us through her paper lamination process. There’s also the third video in Lynda’s ‘Pots & Pods’ series.

More content will be added to the Members’ Club throughout the coming months, including further modules for Lynda’s Marvellous Mixed Media course, where she continues to take a different technique or material and explore it in depth.

Bought the book? Go to the Members’ Club (for the extras) with the book to hand for the password. See you there!

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WOWbook 06

In this latest WOWbook, we have step-by-step articles by some really wonderful artists. Sara Cook produces a wallhanging using the ancient Korean art of Bojagi, Jessica Grady uses recycled materials to produce creative embellishments and Gina Ferrari creates a painted and stitched collage to decorate your home. Nikki Parmenter celebrates Tulipmania by turning an image into a mixed media piece and Kate Wells produces beautiful embroidered lace on dissolvable fabric. In our special feature, Sue Brown, Louise Asher and Liske Johnson discuss their isolation stories in lockdown and show us their Same Sea, Different Boat Covid quilt and in our celebrity interview, Lynda Monk talks to Christine Chester about her work.

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The FREE Members’ Club

Part of the strength of the WOWbook lies in the Members’ Club. Hosted on this website, all who have purchased the book receive bonus online workshops and videos, book and product reviews. Look out for more of Lynda’s Marvellous Mixed Media course – coming soon. Also the members-only Facebook group has been a great success in encouraging participation that goes far beyond the book, as has our online Gallery where we show the fantastic work you have created from our WOWbooks.