About the Course
This workshop is designed for beginners, who wish to learn about the basic techniques of Free Motion Embroidery and how to plan & execute a landscape picture. You will also learn some basic hand stitches to apply to your finished piece.
Hellen Edwards completed a Textile Degree at Chelsea School of Art, London. With a passion for felting and stitching, Hellen experiments with different fibres, colours and textures, in which she exposes unique images of mostly landscape surroundings with painterly 3D quality. Making good some of her industrial surroundings on Teesside by turning such scenes as the steel works, bridges and East coast piers and beaches, and not forgetting traditional floral into desired fibre paintings.
She has exhibited in several galleries including The Biscuit Factory, Number Four Gallery, Palace Arts Ripley Castle & Harlow Carr Garden to name a few, and was the 2017 recipient of the Carolyn Rawlinson Memorial stall at Woolfest.
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What's included in the price?
You will be required to bring a competent sewing machine, that is capable of doing Free Motion work. Please check before booking.
Threads are available, but as you will be sharing, you are welcome to bring some of your own to also work with.
Each piece will be mounted and framed at the end of the workshop ready for you to take home and enjoy.
Please bring a packed lunch as the local cafe is shut on a weekend.
Tea, Coffee, Water, Biscuits are provided. There is also a microwave if you wish to heat a meal.
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