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June 2021

Blue Wrens – Long and Short stitch

June 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This 2-day class will be held on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June, 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 19 June (Day 1) is essential in order to attend 20 June (Day 2).   Tutor Marlene Lambert Class code ML1906 Class…

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Perfecting Hardanger Picots Mini Class

June 26 @ 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

Design Class for Embroidery

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

This class, one of six Essential Embroidery Skills classes, will look at the steps required during the design process for embroidery projects.  Areas that will be looked at are the total project, layout, size, what to include, what to exclude, colour choice, thread choice, stitch choice, the importance of the negative space and whether the image and design suits the style of embroidery. All you need to bring to this class is your notepad, pen and ideas and photos for…

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Crewel work – Australian wildflowers

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This 2-day class will be held on Tuesday 13 July and Tuesday 27 July, 2021.  In addition, a preparatory day will be held on Tuesday 6 July, 2021. This class will allow students to learn traditional crewel stitches on linen to create this beautiful ‘all Australian’ piece.  Learn the basics and next steps of crewel with this stunning design. Attendance at the preparatory day (6 July) is essential in order to attend Day 1 (13 July) and Day 2 (27…

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Goldwork – Burgundy Flowers

July 17 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This 2-day class will be held on Saturday 17 July and Sunday 18 July, 2021. This introductory goldwork project covers the basic techniques used in goldwork, how to apply the padding felt, stretch and couch Purl Purl, use Bright check and use couching thread in a needle. Basic knowledge of embroidery stitches is necessary for this class. Attendance on 17 July (Day 1) is essential in order to attend 18 July (Day 2). Tutor Anna Lang Class code AL1707 Class…

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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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