Machine embroidery is creative process used to create pictures, baskets, cushions bags and all manner of sewn items. This 5 week course is the follow on course from creative machine embroidery part one. Develop your skills further in machine embroidery. Experiment with twin needles soluble fabrics, organzas, silks, velvets, beads, applique, stitches, colours and textures. All theses skills can be used to create your own unique artistic pieces.
For this course you must have completed embroidery part one.
For this course you will need to competent in using a sewing machine. Your machine must have feed dogs that can be lowered.
For the first lesson of this course you will need the following:-
Sewing machine in full working order with instruction manual and all of its sewing machine feet.
Basic sewing kit to include: dressmaking scissors, unpicker, pins, spare sewing machine needles, hand sewing needles, tailors chalk and a tape measure, ruler
An A4 book or ring binder with plastic wallets that you can keep a record of sewing techniques and samples
A free motion machine embroidery foot
A wooden embroidery hoop approx 18cm diametre
1/2 metre of medium weight calico
Assorted threads (machine embroidery uses a lot of thread, so bring a good selection of colours with you. You may also wish to use metallic threads)
Duration: 5 weeks
Date: To be arranged
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Tutor: Lynn Horniblow
Min: 4 people Max: 8 people
To register your interest please ring 01308 456844