This course will explore the beautiful and fascinating sixteenth century raised embroidery technique known as Stumpwork. The theme will be set around flora and fauna from a summer meadow, poppies, cornflowers, daisies, grasses, foxgloves and of course there are many unusual flowers to investigate as well. The course will also include a variety of ways to include Bees, Caterpillars and Beatles etc, looking at historical examples for inspiration.
This course is suitable for all abilities.
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.
The residential fee includes tuition, full board, five nights en-suite accommodation and refreshments..
Non residential places also available.
4½ days (4:30pm to 2:30pm)
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