A Crewelwork Pheasant Worked on pure linen twill with Appleton's crewel wools, this pheasant is part of a larger piece of work originally designed by Cathy for the Royal School of Needlework Certificate qualification. The pheasant itself was inspired by the visiting pheasant to our garden! The embroidery itself measures c. 8" x 8" at the widest points and is worked in a 10" embroidery hoop. The embroidery features a very wide range of stitches including Vandyke, Cretan, Ermine, Pekinese, Long & Short, Fly Stitch, Feather Stitch, Buttonhole Stitch, Bullion Knots & Stem Stitch.
Suitability - Intermediate Plus Suitable for anyone who has done some embroidery previously, As a guide, you should already be able to work Stem Stitch, Split Back Stitch and Blanket Stitch without instruction.
Date(s) Saturday 6th April 2024 (2 places remaining) Saturday 8th June 2024 (fully booked) Please contact us to register your interest for future dates. A Kit will also become available during 2024.
Times 10.00 am. to 4.00 pm. with 45 minutes for lunch Arrival:- from 9.30 am.
Location Alstonefield Memorial Hall (The Village Hall) Postcode for Satnav - DE6 2FR Click for Directions
Refreshments Tea & coffee is provided throughout the day, with home-made biscuits mid-morning and cake mid-afternoon.
What you need to bring packed lunch 10" embroidery hoop, both rings of which should be bound with white cotton tape or bias binding. A seat frame is recommended, as standard 10" hoops are too flimsy. (Everything else is provided, including needles & embroidery scissors. However you are welcome to bring your own sewing kit if you prefer).
Cost £75 per person including all materials and access to a YouTube tutorial after the workshop.
About the Workshop The design will be pre-printed onto your linen twill (measuring c. 14" x 15"). During the workshop itself, a range of stitches will be taught, including Vandyke, Cretan, Pekinese, Long & Short & Buttonhole. 2 A link to the video tutorial will be e-mailed to you after the workshop in order for you to be able to complete the embroidery at home.