Day One: We will look at designing a small picture, with a choice of a hare or bird templates. Lucy will demonstrate how she uses textile paint on linen for the cut outs before composing a balanced composition and attaching all elements.
Day Two: Enjoy a relaxing day of Hand Embroidery, applique and embellishment.
Linen to paint on, Brushes, Paint, flower fabric.
Suitable for all interested in Hand Embroidery and Folk Art
Piece of plain cotton for background
6 inch hand embroidery hoop (Lucy will bring some also)
DMC/ Anchor embroidery threads or other hand embroidery yarn. (Lucy will bring some also – and I have lots!)
I am a textile folk artist , using appliqué and embroidery mixed media.
My work is sold and collected around the world. I am a self taught artist after having been a photographer for magazines for many years. I love to use vibrant colours , using paint and embroidery threads.