Machine Embroidered Trees with Wendy Dolan

21st Sep 2019

Machine Embroidered Trees with Wendy Dolan Event Image

On this one-day workshop you will learn how to ‘draw’ with thread, using a basic domestic sewing machine. Trees will be the inspiration and you will practise the technique, depicting both summer and winter trees. A simple background will be coloured with fabric paints which will be stitched into creating a small picture. Suitable for all levels of ability.

You will need to provide:
- Your own sewing machine,
- Spare sewing Machine needles (No:- 90 (14)),
- A selection of threads - e.g. Sylko, Guterman, *Madeira, rayons, cottons, *nylon invisible thread
- A 7 or 8 inch wooden Embroidery Frame (but bring any you may have),
- Fabrics - *Calico or firm cotton fabric in cream or white, Small scraps of lightweight coloured fabrics eg. chiffon, organza, scrim, cotton, silk (browns, greens), *stitch ‘n tear stabiliser backing fabric or Vilene
- Scissors
- An Overall for painting

* Available for purchase from the tutor

Additional Event Information

Event Fee: £30.00
Event Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Doors Open: 9:30 am
Location: Village Centre Club Suite, Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint

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