Learn a new
Porcelain painting, patchwork, embroidery, applique, quiliting...
all at Kanthie's new school Craft lovers can look forward to the
opening of an International Craft School in Colombo when Kanthie
Jayasekera of patchwork fame, after many years of travelling and
seeing many crafts around the world shares her knowledge.
introduce the beautiful art of porcelain painting, and one brush
stroke painting. In February 2002, her painted porcelain items were
displayed at the Frankfurt Fair by Dankotuwa Porcelain.
of designing and painting your own china is not only the thrill
of creating something unique but the possibilities it opens up in
interior design," she says. "When painting your own china,
you are no longer restricted to the endless searching through shops
and markets for the 'perfect' accessory to match your decor, but
you yourself can create a piece of art that exactly meets your requirements.
The very latest painting on porcelain are with one-brush strokes,"
The other courses
she offers at her craft school are patchwork, applique, quilting,
designing fabric with hand dyed techniques, colour schemes, hand
embroidery, cross stitch, Brazilian embroidery shadow work, shadow
applique, 3D flower applique, silk ribbon embroidery, stitches and
bead work, household decor, fabric painting, silk painting etc.
be available for kids and sewing for teenagers. Special times can
be arranged for individual or group classes, and also for working
ladies. "Crafts bring patience, love and also working together,"