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Goldwork Flower in a Landscape Applique

Mary Brown Designs 2 Day Workshop – Goldwork Flower in Landscape

  • 255 Australian dollars
  • 7 clovelly road, randwick

Service Description

For this workshop Mary has designed a single flower within a landscape which is worked with surface stitching and goldwork embroidery techniques. It is a jewellery-like applique which will look so sparkly on a coat lapel, pocket or handbag. It would be advantageous to have had a little experience in handling a needle and thread but the techniques are not difficult even though goldwork looks daunting. It is simply all about couching over solid metal threads with a sewing thread or cutting hollow metal threads and threading them up as you would a bead. Mary will share every little ‘trick of the trade’ with you. Dates: Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 October Time: Meet at 7 Clovelly Road Randwick at 10am. Workshop will conclude at 3pm, with a 1 hour break for lunch Cost: $255 Level: This class is best suited to those with a little experience with needle and thread You Get:  Expert tuition from Mary Brown  A kit that includes a 35cm square of good quality calico, a square of velvet to use for cutting purls, a packet of size 10 crewel needles, sequins and beads, Gutermann sewing threads, gilt pearl purl, a variety of purls (including coloured Purls) for cutwork, S-ing and chipping, Skeins of DMC Stranded cotton  The necessary template and instructions for completing the panel Notes:  Please either bring your own lunch or you can purchase lunch from one of the nearby cafes.  Please bring a Biro or pencil, notebook and small sharp scissors for cutting metal threads as well as cotton thread  Please bring an awl or a large tapestry needle to support sewing threads  Please bring a small clamp to attach the hoop frame to the table (these can be bought at Bunnings)  Please bring a (preferably wooden) hoop frame that is at least 10mm in depth. The hoop frame also needs a screw for tightening. The 7.5” Nurge frame sold by Alison Cole in Victoria for $28 is the best one for this kind of embroidery.  This is a small event with a maximum of 8 places. Full payment is required to hold your place. As supplies are ordered specifically for this event, there are no refunds for change of mind or if both days can’t be attended by the participant  If the event cannot go ahead due to government regulations it will be rescheduled. 7 Clovelly Road follows strict COVID precautions. Please do not attend this event if you are sick

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