You may have vintage textile treasures stashed away. Here is the opportunity to give them a new lease of life! Do not worry if you do not have a stash of fabrics and vintage finds – we have lots too that will be available and charity shops are a great source for old embroidered table cloths etc.
This extended one day workshop will enable you to create a composition on calico using cut out sections of embroidery and fabric. Lace can be painted or stained and included to pull the composition together.
Free machine embroidery is used to complete the composition and to embellish the lace details.
Finally hand stitch can be added to enhance the composition
Background stitch, mounting and framing possibilities will also be covered.
Dot brings these materials for £5 on the day:
Calico ,Stabiliser ,Selection of vintage linens and lace , Selection of fabric swatches suitable for vase , Fabric paints and stains, Selection stranded embroidery threads, Selection machine embroidery threads.
See Requirements section for what you will need to bring.