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Wednesday Workshop   WEDNESDAY WORKSHOPS

Explore a wide variety of creative hand and machine embroidery techniques on these monthly workshops. Learn new techniques, inspire each other and soak up the creative atmosphere. Workshop topic to be decided a month in advance. Everyone welcome to join.

Date Wed 27th Sept (1693)

Tutor Stevie Walker  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Fees £40  
 

 
  HAVE A GO METAL THREADS

An introduction to working with coloured metal threads, including gold.
If you have always wanted to have a go at this beautiful and ancient technique, or if you are already experienced but need some advice or encouragement, this is the workshop for you.
Materials: £6 maximum

Date Wed 4th October
Tutor Sue Greenan  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1993  
Fees £45  
 

 
  SEWING MACHINE SKETCHES

This fun workshop will show you the exciting possibilities that machine embroidery has to offer. Learn how to set up your sewing machine for free motion embroidery and discover how to draw with stitch. Be inspired and create wonderful images on fabric which you can frame or use as cards. Materials: £5 maximum.

Date Tues 7th November

Tutor Stevie Walker  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1975  
Fees £55  
 

 
  JACOBEAN CREWELWORK

1 places remaining

Learn how to use crewel wool and master the basic stitches that are used in Jacobean crewelwork.
Using Appletons wools, you will shown how to apply these to a linen base fabric giving you the opportunity to create a small picture or panel that can be used for a bag or a cushion cover.
Materials: £5

Date Wed 8th November

Tutor Sue Greenan  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1995  
Fees £45  


 

 
  HAVE A GO METAL THREADS

An introduction to working with coloured metal threads, including gold. If you have always wanted to have a go at this beautiful and ancient technique, or if you are already experienced but need some advice or encouragement, this is the workshop for you. Materials: £6 maximum

Date Wed 13th December

Tutor Sue Greenan  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1994  
Fees £45  
 

 
  QUILTY PAINTY LANDSCAPES

Experiment with free machine drawing, fabric painting and inventive hand stitch to make quirky interpretations of your chosen landscapes and townscapes. Patterns and templates will be available to use but the more adventurous may wish to use their own inspiration. Some experience of free motion machine embroidery is necessary for this workshop. Materials: £5 maximum.

Date Wed 7th February

Tutor Stevie Walker  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1974  
Fees £55  
 

 
  SILK PAPER MOTH

Explore the amazing textures that can be created using silk fi bres and threads. Learn how to make a beautiful silk paper moth which you will embellish with surface stitching and beading. You will learn how to fi nish and present your design ready to take home at the end of the day.

Date Wed 28th February

Tutor Wendy Riddick  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1970  
Fees £60