Schwalm Embroidery

Schwalm Embroidery
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Description

Schwalm Embroidery is a beautiful German whitework technique, named after the river Schwalm. A form of late eighteenth to nineteenth century embroidery, incorporating surface stitches, pulled fabric, drawn thread, etc, the usual traditional designs include tulips, hearts, flowers, fruit, leaves and birds.

On this course you will have an opportunity to work on a small design that would be suitable for a pincushion, needlebook or to be framed.

Suitable for all abilities.

Tutor Information
Annette Bolton studied City and Guilds in a variety of subjects covering beading, hand and machine embroidery, Stumpwork, mixed media and design.  She has been teaching for over 25 years including City and Guilds in Stumpwork. She has a great passion for her subject, a regular contributor to stitching and beading magazines, as well as being a registered tutor for the learning curve at Alexandra Palace and the Great British Bead Show.

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

The residential fee includes tuition, full board, en-suite accommodation and refreshments. Non residential places also available.

Maker

Bookings team at Dillington House. Somerset County Council

Venue

Dillington House
Ilminster
Somerset
TA19 9DT

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Residential
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

3 days (4:30pm to 2:00pm)

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