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March 2021

Blue Wrens – Long and Short stitch

March 6 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This 2-day class will be held on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 March, 2021.  The class will cover Long and Short stitch using DMC threads. The design will be traced onto the linen fabric. The male bird in the design will be completed during the class and full information on completing the project will be provided. Attendance on 6 March (Day 1) is essential in order to attend 7 March (Day 2).   Tutor Marlene Lambert Class code ML0603 Class…

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Exploring Bullion stitch – Mini Class

March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to execute a Bullion stitch and stitch some rosebuds with leaves. Full rose flowers will be shown in this class. Bullion stitch may be used for a variety of projects and attendees may wish to discuss other options with the tutor. Tutor Firdes Ali Class code FA1303 Class cost $35 for members        $45 for non-members Kit cost and details $3 for the kit, cash payable to the Tutor on the day of the class. A list of requirements…

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Exploring Bullion stitch – Mini Class

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to execute a Bullion stitch and stitch some rosebuds with leaves. Full rose flowers will be shown in this class. Bullion stitch may be used for a variety of projects and attendees may wish to discuss other options with the tutor. Tutor Firdes Ali Class code FA1603 Class cost $35 for members        $45 for non-members Kit cost and details $3 for the kit, cash payable to the Tutor on the day of the class. A list of requirements…

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Illustrated Floral

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This 2-day class will be held on Saturday 20 March and Sunday 21 March, 2021.  This design is based on an illuminated Book of Hours in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria and is worked on black satin using Cascade House silk threads. The design is highlighted with English gilt metal threads, spangles and beads. The Stumpwork techniques include two padding techniques and creating detached elements using a range of techniques. Design size is 12cm x 12cm approximately.…

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April 2021

A Chrysanthemum for Mother on Mother’s Day – Mini Class

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is a class about placement of stitches to create the right “look”. Students will use ribbon stitch in a variety of ways as well as whipped running stitch and straight stitch to create a chrysanthemum to put in a card or decorate any item that the student wishes to embellish. Tutor Paula Pugh Class code PP1704 Class cost $35 for members        $45 for non-members Kit cost and details $10 for the kit, cash payable to the Tutor on the…

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Hardanger Bon Bon Pincushion

April 18 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

This 2-day class will be held on Sunday 18 April and Sunday 25 April, 2021.  It is designed to be an initial journey into Hardanger Embroidery encompassing some counted thread embroidery techniques from Norway. Hardanger Embroidery is traditionally a white on white embroidery which features on aprons and shirts worn as part of traditional folk costumes.  Attendance on 18 April (Day 1) is essential in order to attend Day 2 on 25 April 2020 Students will explore basic techniques –…

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May 2021

Perfecting Hardanger Picots Mini Class

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hardanger Embroidery from Norway is a tone-on-tone embroidery featuring open cut and drawn work which is often referred to as Hardanger Lace. The “lace” can take many forms and often includes picots . Two methods of creating a picot, looped and knotted, are explored in this mini class, designed for those who have a working knowledge of hardanger as some pre-class preparation is needed. Students will produce a small sampler in this technique only class and a kit is not…

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July 2021

Japanese Bead Embroidery

July 31 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This 2-day workshop will be held on Saturday 31 July and Sunday 1 August, 2021.  The fine art of Traditional Japanese Bead Embroidery involves the incorporation of beads into designs using traditional techniques and principles of Silk Embroidery. The precision and techniques used to create Japanese Bead Embroidery combined with the quality of Japanese made beads, produces a smoother, stronger and usable product. Attendance on 31 July (Day 1) is essential in order to attend 1 August (Day 2). Workshop…

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