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Stitch Techniques with Paper - Inspiration from Nature
Sat, November 12, 2016, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM GMT
A one day workshop with mixed media artist Helen Hallows.
We will start the day with a walk in the beautiful park that adjoins Long Eaton Art Room. Capturing the mood, colours and textures of the day we will return to the studio where we will create some swatches inspired by what we have seen. I will share my techniques for stitching on paper and collage and you will experiment with machine embroidery.
You will end the day with a small stitched collage and a range of techniques to develop in your own creative work.
YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN SEWING MACHINE. This needs to be suitable for freehand embroidery. This means you need to be able to drop the feed teeth and attach a darning foot to allow for free movement. You will also need a sketchbook. All other papers, threads etc are provided.
The day runs from 10 - 4 and costs £65. Tea, coffee and cake are provided. You will need to bring your own lunch.
If you have attended my one day workshops earlier this year you will be able to stitch into the collage you have been creating.
The small print:
You can cancel upto four weeks before the event and receive a full refund. Up to two weeks before the event you can receive a refund for half the amount. After that no refund can be given.
The Long Eaton Art Room is wheel chair accessible and has disabled toilets next to the teaching room. Please advise me at time of booking if you have any mobility issues that you may need support with.
The course is designed for adults and is suitable for any one over the age of 16.