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August 2017

Drawn Thread – “Beginner’s Sampler”

August 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This is a class to introduce you to the magic of Drawn Thread work. The class begins with instruction to correctly withdraw and reweave threads - internal selvedges.  A number of stitches will be taught - two versions of Hemstitch, 2 other types of hemming and one row with twisted threads. The student will also learn basic Coral Knot, the essential stitch of Drawn Thread work. A simple run is completed, followed by a more complex run.  How to begin…

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September 2017

Kogin Embroidery – small bag

September 2 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Kogin embroidery originated in the north of Japan’s main island in the Aomori prefecture. Due to its rugged geography, bitter winters and impassable roads, this area was isolated for a long time from much of Japan’s mainstream culture. It began to open up after a rail line was built in the 1920s.   As the local inhabitants were very poor, they were forbidden from wearing clothing made of silk, wool or cotton. The had to wear clothing made from the…

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Start Stitching Class – “Spring Madness Mandela”

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Hems and Hemstitching Class

September 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

In this class, you will learn how to perfect wide and narrow mitred hems, and a variety of hem stitches to complete embroidery with charm. As a bonus, you will be given a weekend project kit. This kit allows you to practise the stitches learnt in class and to make up a little needle roll from a sampler of stitches to keep. The kit includes the instructions, pictures and fabric needed for the class and project.  A list of other…

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Discovering Hardanger

September 23 @ 9:30 am - October 14 @ 3:00 pm

This two-day class (Saturday 23 September and Saturday 14 October) covers various techniques such as preparation gridding, satin stitch including kloster blocks and buttonhole edging. On the second day students will delve into cable stitch (also known as double faggoting), eyelets and needleweaving including woven bars and dove’s eyes. Students will gain the knowledge to interpret and adapt commercial patterns. The classes are designed for those who have not undertaken any hardanger embroidery but knowledge of basic embroidery terms will…

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‘What’s next?’ – Glasses case: fun with new stitches

September 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Redwork Needlecase

September 30 @ 9:30 am - October 1 @ 3:00 pm

      Tutor:   Marlene Lambert Cost:     $120.00 (member);  $140.00 (non-member) Kit:       Cost to be advised  For further information, please contact the Class Registrar.

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October 2017

Start Stitching Class – “Personalised Christmas card”

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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November 2017

Start Stitching Class – “Christmas tree decoration”

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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‘What’s next?’ – Blackwork bracelet

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

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