- Crazy Patchwork & Embroidery, Tutor - Linda Robinson
25/02/2020 - 07/04/2020
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Booking Information: Please book your place online. Payments are taken securely via PayPal – you do not need to have a Paypal account. Please call the shop asap if you prefer not to pay online to guarantee your place on 01995 603363. Please be aware that your place is not guaranteed until payment is received.
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About your workshop:
For lovers of fabric and stitch – crazy patchwork is the perfect indulgence to using a wide variety of fabrics. One of the most endearing qualities of crazy patchwork is the different textures, fabrics, and trims that all come together with great effect. This course is suitable for beginners to embroidery and patchwork and those who are new to crazy patchwork. It is a lovely hand stitch course, the patchwork can be hand pieced or machine pieced this season we will be working on a larger sample suitable for a cushion front. All embellishing will be made by hand embroidery with beads and some ribbon work.
Your finished piece can be made into a cushion, or if you’re hooked you can repeat your block design to make a throw or bed runner.
Dates and Time:
Tuesday: 10am – 12.30 seven classes.
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 March
Over this 7 week course you will learn a wide variety of skills, to include a range of embroidery stitches, ribbon work, couching, designing your own crazy patchwork piece, beading and more, we will also work with themes and motifs that will evolve round a subject you love.
Skill Level: The course is suitable for all. Some hand embroidery experience would help you along nicely. Machines will be available in the studio to helps piece your work initially.
Please bring with you:
Your crazy patchwork piece will be around 18″ maximum in size, bearing this in mind you will need a variety of fabrics which can be off cuts from your stash. PLEASE DO NOT BRING STRETCH FABRICS. Mix the fabrics up you will need a mixture of patterns and plains to allow a place for embroidery.
- Cottons, Liberty fabrics work well
- Cotton Velvet
- Upholstery fabrics not too heavy.
- Trims a variety of ribbons, appox. 1/4 – 3/4 inch wide, satin, organza and velvets are all great.
- Ric Rac, lace
- Silk Embroidery ribbon
- Embroidery threads, variety is good, perle, stranded, variegated, cotton a broder, Rayons, bring what you have don’t worry to much you will be able to chose some of my threads.
- Beads and buttons.
- Hoop or frame if you prefer.
- Sewing kit to include a variety of embroidery needle sizes and beading needles.
Venue: Creative Thread Studio
Our Creative Thread Studio sits above our new shop, at 68b Church Street. We opened on the 21st July 2018,
The studio space offers excellent light to work and air conditioning, comfy chairs and two work surfaces for you. We have ample plug sockets and ironing surfaces, facilities to provide refreshments, a microwave.
However the studio is on the first floor. We can offer to carry your machines and bags up stairs for you.