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Bargello Boxes with Wonderwool Wales

Bargello Boxes with Wonderwool Wales

Duration: One hour 12 noon – 1.00pm

Price: £12.5

Run by: Chrissie Menzies
at Wonderwool Wales Ltd.

Royal Welsh Showground
Builth Wells

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About the Course

Tina Francis is working hard to 'bring bargello back' in 2019, from wall hangings to tiny brooches. If you stand still long enough she will have added bargello to the edge of your lapel!

Join Tina in this one hour workshop where we will learn three different bargello stitch patterns, and stitch them onto plastic canvas which you can turn into a box when you get home from the show. A really relaxing type of stitching which also gives your brain a great workout!

The Tutor will provide full instructions to take away, wool, plastic canvas and John James Needles, at an additional cost of £4.50 payable at the workshop.

Tutor's Background
After winning a box of embroidery transfers in an auction Tina opened it to find a whole woman’s life in knitting and stitching patterns. Going away outfits, baby bootees and matinee jackets, school uniforms, embellishments for the home – right the way through to more modern baby knits. This woman had spent her whole life knitting and stitching love, a true artist. Tina started to look at other “home” crafts and how - because they were mainly completed by women - they were not seen as art. Tapestry needlepoint appealed because it combined print and texture. Tina finished some old tapestries found in second-hand shops and designed her first kit in 2014. Tina is a regular exhibitor at the large knitting and stitching shows selling her designs around the UK. Her artwork can be found in many a gallery too!

A Festival of Welsh Wool & Natural Fibres 27th-28th April 2019
Join us at the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells for the 13th Annual Wonderwool Wales Festival. It's your chance to enjoy a fantastic range of Welsh and British artisan products and an opportunity to meet the wonderful people who made them. A great family day out with hands-on woolschool workshops and events showcasing the best in Welsh and British wool and natural fibres.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 27th April 2019
Sunday 28th April 2019
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