Category Archives: workshops abroad

Workshop hosted by Cohim in Beijing: days 5-6

More woodland projects on day 5 – after the power point presentations  and learning about techniques and mechanics,  students created gorgeous woodland wreaths and arrangements on large pieces of wood. On day 6 students were divided in teams and created fabulous structures! Some groups used a combination of existing stands, one group used the railing […]

Workshop hosted by Cohim in Beijing: days 3-4

On day 3 we focused on structural bouquets and headpieces. On day 4, Jo Jarvis taught a business class in the morning and in the afternoon students designed amazing botanical purses! Much appreciation again to Smithers-Oasis China for sponsoring all the glue. Thank you Mr Tongzi for the photographs! photo: Tongzi

Workshop hosted by Cohim in Beijing: days 1-2

Last week I taught another 6 day workshop in Beijing, hosted by Cohim Fashion Training Organization. What a fabulous time Jo Jarvis and I had teaching there again and I much appreciated all the fabulous flower buying that Jo Jarvis did on a daily basis. We wanted to thank Oasis Floral Products for sponsoring the […]

Workshop at Cohim in Beijing (days 3-5)

The next 3 days at Cohim students learned techniques to make woodland  bouquets, centerpieces, wreaths and log arrangements as well as botanical headpieces. Once again, their designs were fantastic.

Workshop at Cohim in Beijing (Day 2)

After the p0wer point presentation on Day 2 at Cohim, we focused on botanical shoes and fans. Again, the students were super creative! Check out for yourselves! photos courtesy Cohim

Workshop at Cohim in Beijing (day 1)

It was such a thrill when last year in July  I was invited  by Cohim – a design school in Beijing – to teach a 6 day botanical couture/woodland workshop in September 2015. Not in my wildest dreams had I ever imagined that I would have the opportunity to go to the Far East to […]

Workshop in Bury St Edmunds, England – Designs for Demonstrations

Demo pieces for workshop in Bury St Edmunds , England, hosted by Claire Cowling with Thrive Day 1: Wedding Bouquets -woodland and whimsical bouquets

Workshop in Bury St Edmunds, England (day 2)

Some beautiful purses and jewelry that students made on day 2 of the workshop at Thrive, hosted by Claire Cowling. design: Rebecca

Workshop in Bury St Edmunds, England (day 1)

After spending a couple of days in London where we visited the Chelsea show, we headed over to Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, where Claire Cowling, with Thrive, was hosting a 2 day wedding/botanical couture workshop. Here are some of the great designs that the students made:

Workshop in Devon, England – Designs for Demonstrations

Demo pieces for the workshop in Devon, England – hosted by the Academy of Floral Art. Photos: Katie Collins Model: Lilia Darling Day 1: Botanical Couture