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Moon Woman Appliqué

Craft Up Late - Mary Brown Designs, Moon Woman Appliqué

  • 120 Australian dollars
  • 7 clovelly road, randwick

Service Description

Mary Brown has taken a detail from one of her larger works for you to embroider as an applique or to turn into a brooch. She refers to the motif as ‘Moon Woman’. There are 2 surface stitching techniques that you will learn in this workshop and a sequin technique that you may wish to use around the circular face. Mary will be bringing many skeins of DMC Stranded Cottons for you to choose your own colour palette and several colours in sequins to give you choice of colour there as well. Mary was a Visual Arts teacher in Sydney Catholic Senior Colleges for over 25 years. She specialised in drawing, oil and acrylic painting, relief printing, etching and screen printing. At the end of the 1990s she became increasingly interested in textile art which led her to England in 2000-2001 to do the Certificated Course at the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace. In her own creative practice today, Mary works across many fields of embroidery, but on graduating from the RSN, she was so enamoured with metal thread embroidery that she returned to the UK and Europe for another long stint to research this field of embroidery. Her book on Goldwork Embroidery was published in 2007. Mary is currently an accredited tutor and judge for the Embroiderers’ Guild of N.S.W. Date: Wednesday 14 October Time: Meet at 7 Clovelly Road Randwick at 6pm. Workshop will conclude at 9pm Cost: $120 Level: This class is designed for beginners You Get:  Expert tuition from Mary Brown  A kit that includes a 35cm square of good quality calico with the basic design drawn onto it, a packet of size 10 crewel needles, sequins and 4 skeins of DMC stranded cotton  The necessary template and instructions for completing the panel  A glass of wine and small nibbles plate to enjoy on the night Notes:  Please bring a Biro or pencil, notebook and small sharp scissors  Please bring a (preferably wooden) hoop frame that is at least 10mm in depth. The hoop frame also needs a screw for tightening. The 6” Nurge frame sold by Alison Cole in Victoria for $25 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.  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 if sick.

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