Precious Jewels Embroidery Workshop (Deposit)

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Tutor: Amy Jones

Date: Sunday 15 November

Time: 10am-3.30pm

Total Tuition: $140 includes all materials, balance of $70 payable at the class.

In this embroidery class, you will learn how to create a beautiful, textured embroidery, incorporating natural crystals and gemstones, using a unique, hand painted piece of linen. 

You will learn how to: 

- Use four basic embroidery stitches; Turkey work, French knots, long and short stitch and Satin stitch, using a variety of silk, wool and cotton threads

- Use basic beading techniques. 

- Create your own moss like composition, full of texture and vibrant colour, incorporated the painted linen. 

 

Choose your favourite jewel from this list or ask us to create a kit in your favoutie precious stone;

Lapis Lazuli (dark blue)

Aquamarine (light blue/mauve)

Garnet (deep red)

Amethyst (purple)

Rose Quartz (Light pink)

Labradorite  (charcoal/silver)

Citrine (yellow) 

Malachite (green)  

You’ll also have the opportunity to view original textile Art pieces for inspiration, and learn about the design process when planning your piece. 

What you'll get:

You will be provided with an embroidery kit, with everything you need to create a finished piece. This kit will include: 

- an original hand painted piece of linen, and a piece of plain linen to practice on. 

- a variety of threads, in silk, wool and cotton

- a small collection of glass beads and natural gemstone beads

- a small embroidery hoop

- a chenille needle, a beading needle and an embroidery needle 

 

What to bring

- Small sharp scissors (spares will be available on the day).

- Glasses if needed for close work. 


Collections: Stitch Classes

Type: Class

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