“Sotto il Caldo Sole Toscana”, A Tuscan Landscape
May 04

“Sotto il Caldo Sole Toscana”, A Tuscan Landscape

by Embroiderers Guild of Western Australia
$240.00
Registrations Closed
Start Date
04-May-2024 9:30 am
End Date
05-May-2024 3:30 pm
Timezone
(UTC+08:00) Australia/Perth

Registrations Are Closed

“Sotto il Caldo Sole Toscana”

-Under the Tuscan Sun-

 

Members $120.00

Non-Members $240.00

Membership attracts a 50% discount on all workshops (join here and save!)

 

‘Under the Tuscan Sun’. A Tuscan Landscape stitched in freestyle Blackwork.  

This workshop will teach how to stitch blackwork patterns using shading with various thread thicknesses to produce a beautiful picture that can be framed or stitched to a journal cover.  

The design is enhanced by the use of gold thread.

The workshop is open to stitchers who have had some experience in Embroidery.

Tutor Jill Merker 

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Jill has been a part of the Guild for 19 years. She said, "There was a course advertised for beginners at the Embroiderer's Guild and my sister-in-law and I headed off into the unknown. What a wonderful experience that has been. I had no idea about the number of different embroidery techniques that exist, and I still want to learn more of them.

I love all types of surface embroidery – silk shading, crewel work and counted work are my favourites. 

19 years later, and I still love the Guild and am inspired by the many great local teachers, and others from interstate and overseas. I have encountered so many expert embroiderers along my journey.

I have completed a Teacher Accreditation Certificate through the Guild – doing that was a wonderful learning experience – encouraging one to look at many different techniques and to look at actual design.

My inspiration – the people and teachers around me, historical pieces I have seen, and colour".

Registrations open: November 1st 2023

Dates:  

Saturday May 4th 2024

Sunday May 5th 2024 

Time: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Skill Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

Class Fees:

EGWA Member - $120.00

Non-Member - $240.00

Membership attracts a 50% discount on all workshops (join here and save!)

What to Bring
Embroidery scissors
8” embroidery hoop
Tweezers
Table clamps or sit on frame if preferred

Light and/magnifier if needed.
Usual workbox
Small piece of even-weave fabric for practicing stitches and a frame to fit

Later - A5 Notebook if making a book cover and lining fabric.

*Some pre-stitching will be required prior to the workshop*

Kit Cost  $30.00

(Please place payment for the kit in an envelope with your name and give it to the tutor directly on the first day of the workshop)

Kit Contents:
Lugana even-weave fabric, sufficient to make into an A5 book cover - 60cms x 30cms

Perle 8 cotton black
Perle 12 cotton black
DMC Stranded cotton black

Gold metallic thread

Sewing machine thread

2 x needles

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Event Type
Workshop
Event Location
Guild House
565 Canning Highway
Alfred Cove WA
Contact Details
Workshop Registrar Liz Robson
wshops@embroiderersguildwa.org.au

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