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Firecrests, Embroidery Improvers and Mixed Media

Intermediate embroidery course over three days. Perfect if you want to improve your embroidery skills.

£120.00

5 in stock

Description

Firecrests, Embroidery Improvers and Mixed Media three day workshop. This is not for a beginner.

Join Eileen for this next steps in your embroidery adventure.

On this course you will learn to create an outline on cotton.
You will be shown how to embroider Satin Stitch, French Knots, Turkey Stitch, Detached Bullion Stitch and Stump Work, and
create mixed media lichens.
At the end of the course you will have made a picture of male and female Firecrests on a lichen branch using a hoop.

Class plan

Day 1 We will discuss the need to cover the hoop and the sewing edges. You will be shown how to plan your picture and transfer it to fabric. You will be shown some of the above stitches and start sewing your birds.

Day 2  You will start work on the lichen by colouring your T-shirt fabric with acrylics. (paints etc will be supplied)  Back to the embroidery creating legs and feet using Stump Work.

Day 3 Making lichen shapes.  Sewing bark and lichens. Recap on techniques learned.

Supplied in the cost of the course

Cotton Fat Quarter, final picture on photo paper, outline picture for tracing on to fabric, trace down paper, acrylic paint, water pots, paint brushes.

You will need to bring

Two embroidery hoops one 6 inches (15cms) and one 10 inches (25cms) or 12inches (30cms)

White t shirt fabric 4 inches (10cms) square

Apron you don’t mind getting stained

A mechanical Pencil and paper

Needles and Needle Threader if you need one

Embroidery scissors or snips

DMC Threads

Blanc
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310
415
444
608
676
730
740
742
814
936
946
3012
3799
3823
3854
3865

If you would like me to supply these for the day please let me know before the day

Note book if you wish to take notes

Glasses if you wear them!

Dates and Times

Please make sure you are able to attend all three dates

Friday 20th September 2024 10am till 4pm

Friday 27th September 2024 10am till 4pm

Friday 4th October 2024 10am till 4pm

This class is upstairs at

Patchwork Dreamer

9 Market House Arcade

Bodmin

Cornwall

PL31 2JA

Please read our terms and conditions before booking this class. Once you have booked I am unable to refund.

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