Lotus Flower (Crewelwork) Worked on pure linen twill with Appleton 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 do French Knots and blanket stitch. It is also suitable for those who simply love Crewelwork and want to develop their stitching skills and knowledge.
Date(s) Thursday 19th May 2022 (1 place remaining) Saturday 18th June 2022 (places available)
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 baking. Please bring your own packed lunch.
What you need to bring All materials and equipment will be provided, but you may wish to bring your own 8" embroidery hoop if you have one. A seat frame is by far preferable for this project. Alternatively, you may borrow a standard hoop for the day.
Cost £49 per person including all materials. (the embroidery hoop is not included in the price).
About the Workshop The design will be pre-printed onto your 12" square piece of linen twill. On the workshop a range of stitches will be taught, including padded satin stitch, Cretan stitch, Jacobean Couching & Fishbone Stitch. Full guidance and instructions as to how to complete the project at home will be provided, including a link to a step by step YouTube tutorial.