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Canvas Work Compendium - create your own stitch guide with tapestry needlepoint artist Tina Francis

Duration: 10:30 - 16:30

Price: £75

Run by: Tina Francis
at Tina Francis Tapestry

7 Pitsford Street
West Midlands
B18 6LJ

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About the Course

A great introduction to the art of canvas work, but also fantastic if you want to finesse your skills and learn different applications of the craft.

The workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced stitchers alike

In this workshop you will
Learn six different canvas work stitches
Use different canvas types and counts
Create a fantastic canvas work compendium that you will refer to again and again
See how these newly learned stitches can bring texture and difference to traditional printed canvas designs

Class size 6 maximum

Tina Francis is a tapestry needlepoint and textile artist whose work is exhibited in galleries across the UK, she works with heritage venues to create unique designs and products.. Her company Tina Francis Tapestry creates tapestry needlepoint kits and homewares with a design-led edge. Colour and texture are what drives her enthusiasm for stitch.

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.

What's included in the price?

Everything you need is included in this course

Canvas - various counts and materials
Needles from John James
Wool from Appletons, Perle from DMC
Instructions to take away and use again - by Tina Francis
A square binder to add all of your samples to take home and add to

We'll work on three different stitches before breaking for a piece of vegan gluten free cake from a local bakery and a cuppa.
Afterwards we will work on different stitches and also look at how you can use them in commercial patterns.

These workshops take place in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter in a traditional workshop, there is one small step into the workshop and then the rest is all on one flat level. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions regarding access.

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 5th May 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups