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) This workshop will be run again in 2021. Please contact us to register your interest and/or join a reserve list for the above date.
Times 10.00 am. to 4.00 pm. with 30 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 All materials and equipment will be 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.
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.