Bayeux Stitch Rooster Designed by Cathy, the Rooster is worked in the stitch of the Bayeux tapestry with pure silk hand-dyed threads on silk dupion (the frame pictured is not included).
Suitability- Beginners Suitable for complete beginners and enthusiasts alike.
Date(s) Thursday 4th November 2021 (3 places remaining)
As an alternative to the workshop, a kit with online tutorial is available to purchase now - click here Times 10.00 am. to 4.00 pm. with 45 minutes for lunch Arrival:- from 9.30 am.
Location(s) Alstonefield Memorial Hall (The Village Hall) Postcode for Satnav - DE6 2FR Click for Directions
Refreshments Tea & coffee is provided throughout the day, with home baking. Please bring your own packed lunch.
What you need to bring Please note special arrangements in place during the Covid-19 Pandemic by clicking here. You should bring your own 8" embroidery hoop and sewing kit. There will be no hoops available to borrow during the Pandemic. Under normal circumstances, all materials and equipment are provided to work the embroidery. However, you may wish to bring your own 8" embroidery hoop if you have one. A seat frame is best, but not essential. Alternatively, you may borrow a standard hoop for the day. Cost £45 per person including all materials for the embroidery. £49 per person from 2022 About the Workshop Bayeux stitch is so named because it is the main stitch that was used in working the famous Bayeux Tapestry. It is a simple to learn and very suitable for beginners, with only three basic stitches. The design will be pre-printed onto your silk and you will work the embroidery using pure silk threads that are easy to sew with. We aim for you to part-complete the design by the end of the workshop and feel confident to complete the embroidery at home. During the workshop, there will some instruction about making up your own designs to use with this stitch.