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Discovering Hardanger

Saturday, March 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 3:30 pm

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This is a two-day class to be held on Saturday 16 March and Saturday 30 March.

Students will focus on the various basic techniques used in Hardanger Embroidery – such as gridding preparation, satin stitch, kloster blocks and buttonhole edging. On the second day, students will delve into needleweaving including woven bars and dove’s eyes. Students will gain the knowledge to interpret and adapt commercial patterns.

The class is designed for those who have not undertaken any Hardanger embroidery but knowledge of basic embroidery terms and an appreciation of counted thread embroidery will be an advantage.

Students will complete a small pillow which could be attached to a scarf cuff but would be equally attractive as a scissor fob.

Tutor
Alana Wegner

Class code
AW16/03

Class cost
$120 (members); $160 (non-members)

Class kit
$15 for a kit (includes evenweave linen, threads and preparation instructions), which will be available from the tutor on the first day.  The scarf cuff will be an additional $2.

Student requirements
Each student will need to have the following supplies:

  • a small hoop 10cm or 4” (your thumb must be able to comfortably reach the centre of the hoop);
  • small piece of plain backing fabric (15cm x 15cm), to complete the scarf cuff;
  • small sharp pointed embroidery scissors; and
  • notebook and pencil for taking notes.

If you wish to bring your magnifier or light, please do so, but check with the Class Registrar regarding power requirements.

Class registration and enquiries
Bookings are essential, with a cut-off date of 8 March.  Please complete the Class Registration Form on the website.
Contact the Class Registrar by emailing classes@embroiderersguildqld.org.au or phone 3252 8629.

Details

Start:
Saturday, March 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am
End:
Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
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