Crewelwork Lotus Flower Worked on pure linen twill with Appleton's crewel wools, this design by Cathy was inspired by a visit to Cambodia in early 2020 and the lotus flowers observed there. The embroidery itself measures c. 7" x 6" at the widest points and is worked and shown in an 8" embroidery hoop. The embroidery features a wide range of stitches including padded satin stitch, fishbone stitch and Cretan stitch.
Suitability - Intermediate Suitable for anyone who has done a little embroidery previously, As a guide, you should already be able to work French Knots and blanket stitch. It is also suitable for those who simply love Crewelwork and want to develop their stitching skills and knowledge.
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 8" embroidery hoop, both rings of which should be bound with white cotton tape or bias binding. A seat frame is recommended, however you may borrow a standard 8" hoop for the day if requested in advance. (Everything else is provided, including needles & embroidery scissors. However you are welcome to bring your own sewing kit if you prefer).
Cost £65 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 12" x 12"). A range of stitches will be taught, including padded satin stitch, Cretan stitch, Jacobean Couching & Fishbone Stitch. 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.