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Advanced Stumpwork & Ribbonwork - Secret Garden - Hampton Court (Code 3395)

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15/08/2018 3 £260.00 Helen Richman sold out
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[Course cost: £230.00 - Required kit cost: £30.00 ]

Class Dates: Wednesday 15 - Friday 17 August 2018

On this three day course students will have the opportunity to practise a selection of Ribbonwork and Stumpwork techniques along with both Raised Embroidery stitches and decorative Surface Stitches. These skills will be used to create a secret garden design which combines delicate Ribbonwork embroidered flowers with 3D wired shapes which bloom around a tiny metal key and padlock. The techniques taught in the class will include: appliqué, creating 3D wired shapes with buttonhole edges, 3D Silk Shaded petals, thread wrapped wire, embroidered padded slips, various Ribbonwork stitches, Fly Stitch, French Knots, Stem Stitch and more.

The techniques taught in the class will include; applique, creating 3D wired shapes with buttonhole edges, 3D silk shaded wired petals, thread wrapped beads, thread wrapped wire, french knot padded slips, turkey rug stitch, leaf stitch, fly stitch, stem stitch, ribbon stitch, straight stitch and french knots. The design combines delicate silk ribbons, stranded cottons, beads, wire, calico and silk fabric.

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 will run from 10am-4pm at Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU

Stumpwork (Raised Embroidery)
Stumpwork uses an array of different materials and techniques to create raised and three dimensional elements. Designs can be varied and imaginative, offering scope for a high degree of creativity.

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