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Machine Embroidery : Week 2 – Playing with Stripes

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Duration: 1 Day / 5 weeks
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Starts: Tue 21 January, 2020
Day(s): Tuesday
Tutor: Wendy Hermelin
Until: Tue 21 January, 2020
Machine Embroidery - DCCA

Using free motion machining and several different fabrics we shall create – rich piece of fabric that might be made into a purse, a bag or a panel.

We shall work with simple patterns from your machine even if you only have zig-zag. Once having created the fabric we shall decorate it with various free motion patterns of your making.

You will need to bring:

1/2 metre of calico for a backing
30cm – fat quarter size each of several different pieces of cotton fabrics – some plain, some patterned. Bring a minimum of three and no more than five different ones, that tone and/or contrast with each other. You must like the colours together.
Machine threads that tone and/or contrast with the fabrics
An embroidery frame – 8in diameter is suitable
Usual sewing kit including pins, sharp scissors
Sewing machine that allows you to lower the feed dogs, instruction book, all accessories, foot pedal, lead, embroidery/darning foot, spare bobbins
Notebook and pen/pencil

5 week course – Lesson 1 is mandatory. 10% discount on all 5 weeks booked – £292.50. Book 3 weeks at once and get a 5% discount – Total £185. For 3 and 5 week bookings please ring 01305 764723.

None, other than use of own machine to bring to each class.

Please note Weymouth College handle the online payments for this course and you will be redirected to their site after clicking the Apply button.

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