Stress free slow stitching for everyone.
Kantha is – form of embroidery often practised by rural women from the eastern regions of the Indian subcontinent, specifically in Bangladesh and in the Indian states of West Bengal,
The traditional form of Kantha embroidery was done with soft dhotis and saris, with – simple running stitch along the edges.
The embroidered cloth has many uses including shawls, covers for mirrors, boxes, and pillows. The stitching on the cloth gives it – slightly wrinkled, wavy effect.
In this one-day workshop all materials will be provided – £10 to Lecturer on the day to produce – cushion sized piece of work, enough to make – bag, cover two journals or make – cushion.
Linda will bring finished work samples for you to take away. Extra fabrics will be available to buy to give more choice and continuity for further blocks. – lot of the fabric is antique or vintage alongside contemporary styles.
- good pair of dressmakers scissors for cutting Fabric
- basic sewing kit with needles, pins, and thread for tacking