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Machine Embroidery : Week 5 – Painting with Thread

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Price: £65 each session. See discounts
Duration: 1 Day / 5 weeks
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Starts: Tue 11 February, 2020
Day(s): Tuesday
Tutor: Wendy Hermelin
Until: Tue 11 February, 2020

We shall explore a painterly approach to free motion machine stitching working on painter’s canvas to manipulate and change the surface through intensive machining.

Using light and dark colours we shall experiment with different weights of thread to create different textures.

Things to bring:

  • ½ metre of painter’s canvas – I shall bring some you can purchase
  • A variety of machine threads in different colours – usual dress making weight, fine embroidery weight, hand quilting weight and thicker (I shall bring some for you to try)
  • Sewing machine that allows the feed dogs to be lowered, instruction book, foot pedal, lead, all accessories, embroidery/darning foot, spare bobbins, spare machine needles
  • Usual sewing kit
  • Sketch book/notebook, 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 own sewing machine you can bring to each session.

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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