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Cotton reel character

Cotton reel character

Duration: One Day, 10am-4pm

Price: £85

Run by: Clare Walsh
at New Brewery Arts

New Brewery Arts
Brewery Court

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About the Course

Based on an original Murgatroyd & Bean design, you will learn how to make a small, handstitched character which will be no more than 12cm tall.
Your 3D character will be built upon a Sylko-style cotton reel using felt, fabric scraps and haberdashery; it’s personality will be brought to life with hand embroidery. Great fun to make and when complete, the head of your embroidered character will be ready and willing to be used as a pincushion. Ideally suited to those with some previous hand stitch experience.

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What's included in the price?

You will have access to tea, coffee and biscuits in the studio and a £5 voucher to spend in our cafe is included

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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

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