Posts Tagged ‘Embroidery’

Machine embroidery (advanced)

This workshop is really a creative play day where I open up my studio and its treasure trove of fabrics and machines for you to use! There is an extensive range of books for inspiration and tins full of beads and embellishments. We will explore techniques such as applique, patchwork and machine embroidery and work them together into “fabric recipes” that can be used for making projects or framed as Textile Art. Groups are small so if you are a complete beginner there will be plenty of help and guidance. I always try to ensure that everyone leaves with a finished piece, however you are welcome to commence a grand project while you are here!

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Machine embroidery (beginners)

This workshop works brilliantly in conjunction with the basic cushion workshop for first time sewers. I am basically teaching you how to drive your sewing machine and this workshop shows you how to use it to draw! A lot of my students are so excited by this technique I swear they never do any normal sewing again! Once you have the hang of sewing in any direction i add a little applique into the mix, then the possibilities are endless…

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Machine embroidered bowls

This workshop will specifically concentrate on using water soluble fabric to create beautiful fabric structures using the sewing machine. You will learn how make these gorgeous bowls and have the chance to experiment with making lace edgings and weaves.

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