Weekend Sewing Classes
Machine embroidery for fashion and interiors.
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 - 17:00. Tea and coffee provided but please bring your own lunch.
Materials included but please bring your own domestic machine.
This weekend course is for those with an understanding of their machine, however previous embroidery experience is not necessary. Over the course of the weekend you will be introduced to a variety of techniques available with the domestic sewing machine. The course has a strong design led focus on all of the techniques covered, encouraging you to identify your own style of mark making and expression, before utilizing the skills learnt to create your very own embroidered tote bag or piece of textile art.
Working on domestic sewing machines, students will learn how to create a wide range of possibilities for surface decoration. The course will include;
Getting to know your machine, whilst building your confidence with the freehand technique.
Illustrating, both linear and through expressive mark making.
Negative and positive space
The application of applique
The cut away
Utilizing the skills learnt to create your own tote bag/ piece of textile art.