Dorset Feather Stitchery
A combination of whipped blanket, feather, fly & chain
stitch make up this design, inspired by a group of 1950’s stitchers who
christened this style of stitching, ‘Dorset
Feather Stitchery’. Our design by Cathy is worked
on 100% cotton blue denim with colourful pure silk variegated threads. The design is made up into a quilted IPAD case, which takes a standard IPAD in its leather
style holder, very useful for protecting it when travelling or carrying it around.
You could also use the finished case for a special notebook or diary (also see photo below).
Suitability Suitable for everyone, including complete beginners.
Date(s): Thursday 21st May 2015 (fully booked)
Times 10.00 am. to 4.00 pm. with 30 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 baking. Please bring your own packed lunch.
What you need to bring Basic sewing kit (if you have one) including needles, pins & scissors Your IPAD (standard size, not mini) or notebook (measuring19 x 24 cm)
All other materials and equipment will be provided.
Cost £39 per person including all materials.
About the Workshop
After transferring the design onto a pre-prepared denim 'sandwich' with wadding and colourful lining, you will work the various stitches that make up ‘Dorset Feather
Stitchery’. You can choose how far you wish to embellish your work and you could also embroider your name on the case (as in the photograph below). We aim for you to part-complete your stitching during the workshop. Full instructions will be given for you to
complete your case at home. You will need a sewing machine to complete the case, but this is NOT required on the workshop itself.
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