Needlecase in Silk & Gold This needlecase designed by Cathy is worked on pure silk dupion with variegated silk thread and incorporates a little goldwork. It includes red acrylic felt in the centre for your needles and a small piece of Aida for tapestry needles. The needlecase measures approximately 5.5" x 6" (11" x 6" open) and is worked in an 8" embroidery hoop (not included).
Suitability - Intermediate It will be helpful to have done some stitching previously.
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 . packed lunch 8" embroidery hoop, both rings of which should be bound with white cotton tape or bias binding. 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 £59 per person including all materials to complete your needlecase and access to a YouTube tutorial after the workshop.
About the Workshop Your design will be pre-printed onto silk dupion. During the workshop we will mainly concentrate on the embroidery of one of the four petals, together with applying the gold leather. 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 and put the needlecase together.