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Embroider a piece of fabric art using stitches made by hand or machine to draw and paint with thread.

What will you learn on this course?

On this course you will learn to:

  • Use embroidery to create fabric art work
  • Learn or extend your knowledge and ability to use simpler stitches for the beginner or more complex ones for those who wish to extend their embroidery skills.
  • Learn how to choose and carry out the best effect using the most appropriate stitch by hand or machine.
  • Develop an understanding of the relationship between the drawn or painted line and the stitched one,
  • Use simple applique methods using fabrics to collage with
  • Build on any existing knowledge and practice you have of free motion machine embroidery to create your fabric work of art

The tutor will use a mix of group demonstrations, individual support and the examples from her own practise to guide you through the processes explaining the materials and teaching the techniques.

You will receive individual support on your work and how to realise your ideas as required.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years and is open to all levels.

The course may be accessible for people with disabilities and a support worker or a carer may assist. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Do you need to bring anything?

All course materials and equipment are provided.

You are encouraged to work to your own stitched landscape project and you are welcome to bring landscape photographs or pictures of art work that inspires you and you can use for reference during the day.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs for this course.

Who teaches this course?

Claire Leggett