Introduction to Embroidery
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Embroidery

Capture a bit of Hollywood glamour and create your very own Marilyn Monroe in embroidery. During this class you will learn a selection of basic stitches such as chain stitch, stem stitch, satin stitch and straight stitch. Suitable for beginners and those who are new to freehand embroidery.

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Goldwork & Silk Shading
Aug
3
to Aug 4

Goldwork & Silk Shading

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This project is inspired by a floor mosaic at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Goldwork is the term used for all metal thread embroidery, a sumptuous technique which was once reserved for royalty. Silk Shading is also known as ‘painting with a needle’, and involves skillfully blending colours with cotton or silk thread. Historically these techniques have commonly been combined, often in ecclesiastical work, and always to striking effect.

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