Dorset Feather Stitchery A combination of whipped blanket, fly & chain stitch make up this design, inspired by a group of 1950’s stitchers who christened this style of stitching with the name ‘Dorset Feather Stitchery’. This design by Cathy, 'Lady in the African Sun' , is worked on 100% cotton blue denim with colourful pure silk variegated threads and is pictured in a 10" embroidery hoop.
Suitability - Beginners Suitable for everyone, including complete beginners.
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 or other suitable frame (the fabric measures 14" x 14"). A seat frame is recommended. (Everything else is provided, including needles & embroidery scissors. However you are welcome to bring your own sewing kit if you prefer)
Cost £55 per person including all materials and access to a YouTube tutorial after the workshop
About the Workshop The design will be pre-printed for you on blue denim fabric. You will work the various stitches that make up ‘Dorset Feather Stitchery’, including whipped chain stitch, blanket stitch and fly stitch. The workshop will be socially distanced with video demonstration on the big screen. 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.