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Masterclass: Crewelwork 'Loveday' - Hampton Court (Code 3130)

Date Days Price Tutor Places left
07/08/2017 5 £545.00 Nicola Jarvis Only 1 space left
[Course cost: £363.00 - Required kit cost: £182.00 ]

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Inspired by the Tree of Life symbolism in Jacobean-style crewel work, 'Loveday' is a large scale contemporary crewel work project featuring a stylized oak tree populated with ornamental birds and insects.  **Would make a perfect artwork for a child's bedroom or nursery.  The design is printed on a heavy cotton furnishing fabric with a powder blue background, or students can chose to work on a bright aqua background as an alternative. There are fifty-one Appletons wool skeins, DMC threads, Madeira metallic thread, beads and sequins used in the piece.  A rotating frame or a slate frame can be used to work the project, and students can bring their own, or order/purchase a frame (separate to the kit price) to be used within the course, and beyond. Stitch techniques that will be covered and are used within the piece include, Stem Stitch, Split Stitch, Satin Stitch and variations, Long and Short, Laid Work, Trellis Patterns, Couching and variations, Buttonhole Stitch, Chain Stitch and French Knots.  The project will offer students a wonderful opportunity to develop their surface embroidery skills and finesse their technique, while working on a beautiful and stimulating design. Developing, Intermediate and Advanced.

'Design and Copyright by Nicola Jarvis, stitched by Kathy Andrews'

The class kit will include everything you require to complete the project. You may like to bring your own embroidery scissors and you will be able to borrow ring frames, magnifiers and lights (if needed) on the day.

This class runs from 10am-4pm at Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey. KT8 9AU

Jacobean Crewelwork
Crewelwork is an ideal technique 
for anyone new to embroidery. Introducing a range of stitches and an element of shading, this technique can be used for traditional and contemporary designs.


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