Hand Embroidered Dragonflies or Hares with julie Brand from Tigley Textiles in Worcester
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About the Course
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. All designs and materials will be provided and you will be encouraged to create your own one off unique piece. Stitches can be as complicated as you want to make them but sometimes the simplest ones are the most effective. This is suitable for a complete beginner or the more advanced embroiderer. You will choose from several different types of prepared backgrounds and will embellish your design with some carefully chosen words, buttons, lace and fabrics. At the end of the day you will take away a finished piece ready to frame (frames will be available to purchase on the day).
Julie has taught for over 30 years and is a total Stitchaholic!
This workshop is held at Julie's garden studio in Birlingham, near Pershore in Worcester (WR10 3AF). It runs from 10am until 4.00pm. There is parking there and refreshments will be provided throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch and sense of humour.
If coming by train, Pershore is the nearest station and a short taxi ride away. Accommodation can also be found there.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All materials and tools are provided, including fabric, threads, paint etc . Refreshments are also included.
What a great day learning new skills and sharing time and sewing with like minded people. It has given me the confidence to do more hand embroidery and use paint too
Thank you Julie
Angela Smith - - #12136
A lovely day spent learning new skills and actually coming away with a picture I will frame and put on the wall. Thank you Julie for your patience and for giving me something I will try on my own. A great group, a great instructor highly recommended.
Rita Winter - - #11973
Such a lovely day in every way.highly recommend.
Susan Harper - - #10910
A truly lovely day in a beautiful peaceful environment- I just want to come and live in your beautiful studio! Thanks for your expert and friendly tuition- I love my sweet hares!
Heather Harris - - #10801
A lovely, lovely day. The time just flies by! And a masterpiece at the end! Scrumptious cake too.
Gilly Reid Walker - - #10800
My first attempt at hand embroidery. Lovely group, Julie was so inspirational with amazing ideas. I conquered french knots after 20 years of failed attempts with her help. Looking forward to my next visit.
Susan Leishman - - #10799
I attended Julie's Hares and Dragonflies workshop and am so pleased with my picture. I had a lovely day. Other than cross stitch, I have never attempted embroidery before so whilst I was slightly frustrated at my lack of dexterity and speed, the workshop has encouraged me to have a go at mastering some of the basic embroidery stitches. Julie's work is beautiful and I am inspired by what can be achieved. Thanks Julie, for your patience and kind tuition.
Constance Abbott - - #10692
Brilliant course, had a wonderful time. Learnt loads of stitches and tricks! Thrilled with the finished picture.
Barbara Weedall - - #10552
Excellent, tutor, materials and venue. Very pleased with my work.
Viv Geen - - #10551
Brilliant course with a lovely finished product and all in a day. Thank you so much!
Hilly Weaver - - #10550
I had the most wonderful day. I've learnt so much and Julie is so patient and helpful. Fabulous venue too. I will be back!
Trish Paling - - #10549
Yet again, another super day. Many thanks Julie. Can't wait for the 2 day course coming soon!
Sarah Brownlow - - #10548
Another brilliant and satisfying day- can't wait for the next one.
Katrina Deering - - #10547
Exceptionally good course, Julie is welcoming and very talented putting you at ease straight away. Julie and her workshop are very motivating and she is a good teacher. Spent a lovely day on the Hare and Dragonflies Course and was completely absorbed in creating my hare. I am looking forward to doing another course with Julie.
Louise Whitehead - - #9546
I had such a smashing day - Julie is so enthusiastic about her work and passing her skills on to her guests. Can't recommend it highly enough and I came home with a very pretty completed piece- thanks Julie hope to book in again :-)
Carol Penrose - - #9544
Excellent course in stunning surroundings. Julie was so encouraging and helpful. Five of us on the day course, the day flew by and I came home with a framed dragonfly picture, and still can't believe what I achieved in a day. Thank you Julie.
June Gittins - - #8779
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Course Start DatesSaturday 20th January 2018
Friday 16th March 2018
Saturday 19th May 2018
Saturday 30th June 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Teen friendly
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