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June Classes

The Embroiderers Guild is now in full swing with a great variety of upcoming classes for June.

From Basic Stitches with Sheryl Turton to those wishing to continue with Maree Talbot’s Elizabethan Panels.

Why don’t you send in your class application now!

 

 

NB: FOR ALL GROUPS OF THE ELIZABETHAN CASKET THERE WILL BE WORKSHOP/CATCH-UP DAYS ON SUNDAY 9 AND SUNDAY 16 JUNE, 2019 9.30AM – 3.30PM

MT-31  Elizabethan Tree of Life – Top Panel

Classes for the Elizabethan Casket Group 3

Skill level: Students currently working on the Elizabethan Casket

Kit cost: $75.00 (payable to tutor)

Member: $132.00
Non-member: $171.00

This is a typical Elizabethan design with a tree of life as the central feature surrounded by an abundance of small animals, flowers and plants. This piece has been designed to complement the other panels of the casket. It is stitched in Gumnut Yarn silks on a linen background.

Dates: Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 June, 2019
Times: 9.00am (for 9.30am start) – 3.30pm
Tutor: Maree Talbot

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MT-32  Elizabethan Panel – Inside Lid

Skill level: Students currently working on the Elizabethan Casket

Kit cost: $70.00 (payable to tutor)

Member: $132.00
Non-member: $171.00

The Panel features an espaliered tree surrounded by a geometrical design in a variety of gold stitches designed to reflect the Elizabethan period. This piece was designed for embroiderers wanting to learn and expand their knowledge of Elizabethan embroidery stitches.

Dates: Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 June, 2019
Times: 9.00am (for 9.30am start) – 3.30pm
Tutor: Maree Talbot

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MT-33  Elizabethan Floral Scrolls

Classes for Elizabethan Casket Group 4

Skill level: Students currently working on the Elizabethan Casket

Kit cost: $120.00 (payable to tutor) includes extra threads and two linens to complete two panels

Member: $132.00
Non-member: $171.00

This is a typical Elizabethan design featuring coiling stems of gold, enclosing flowers, insects and small creatures stitched in Gumnut Yarn ‘Stars’ silks on a linen background. This project allows the ladies to build on their embroidery techniques and skills. This piece has been designed to be used for the side panels on the casket.

Dates: Thursday 6 and Friday 7 June, 2019
Times: 9.00am (for 9.30am start) – 3.30pm
Tutor: Maree Talbot

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MT-34 Elizabethan Peacock and Floral Scrolls

Skill level: Students currently working on the Elizabethan Casket

Kit cost: $87.00 (payable to tutor)
Member: $132.00
Non-member: $171.00

This is a typical Elizabethan Design featuring a peacock surrounded by coiling stems of gold, enclosing flowers, insects and small creatures stitched in silks on a linen background. This project allows ladies to build on the techniques and skills they have learnt in the previous Elizabethan workshops. The embroidery is stitched in a single strand of Gum nut yarn silks on 55 count Kingston linen. This piece has been designed to be used for the back panel on the casket.

Dates: Thursday 13 and Friday 14 June, 2019
Times: 9.00am (for a 9.30am start) – 3.30pm
Tutor: Maree Talbot

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MT-38  Peacock and Pomegranate

Skill level: All levels welcome

Kit cost: $54.00 (payable to tutor)
Member: $132.00
Non-member: $171.00

This class is being run in conjunction with the ‘Tree of Life’ panel class & is open to anyone wanting to try some Elizabethan Embroidery.

This design features a peacock sitting on a branch displaying his magnificent tail feathers. He is surrounded by a pomegranate, butterfly and caterpillar. This piece has been designed as an introductory piece for ladies wanting to experience Elizabethan embroidery. It is stitched in Gumnut Yarns ‘Stars’ silk and DMC Coton a Broder 25 threads on a linen background and uses stitches and techniques from this period.

Dates: Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 June, 2019
Times: 9.00am (for a 9.30am start) – 3.30pm
Tutor: Maree Talbot

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ST-37 Basic Stitches

Skill level: Beginners/All levels welcome

Member: $89.00
Non-member: $122.00

This two-day class teaches basic embroidery stitches. You will learn many simple stitches to create very effective and pretty results and view a variety of items to inspire you to further projects. This class is ideal for the absolute beginner, for those wanting to brush up on forgotten skills, or for someone with a little knowledge of stitching but not sure how to move to the next step.

Dates: Saturdays 15 and 29 June, 2019
Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Tutor:  Sheryl Turton

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VL-35  Colour Class

Skill level: All levels welcome

Materials fee: $ (payable to tutor)
Member: $114.00
Non-member: $147.00

Some people just have a natural talent for successfully putting colours together. Understanding colour is the first step to being able to confidently choose colours for a project. Let Victoria guide you through the technicalities of colours – why some colours work together and why others scream at each other. Learning about terms like harmonious, complimentary and colour relationships (yes – colours have relationships!) will get you thinking about colour in a new light.

Dates: Sundays 2 and 9 June, 2019
Times: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Tutor: Victoria Laine

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VL-36 Framing-Up!

Skill level: All levels welcome

Materials fee: TBA (payable to tutor)
Member: $70.00
Non-member: $85.50

Framing-up your fabric ready to start a project can be a daunting prospect. In this workshop with Victoria learn how to prepare your fabric and learn the technique for lacing to give you a drum tight surface to embroider on. It’s not as hard as you think – once you know how! Working on a slate frame becomes a breeze when you get the preparation right.

Date: Saturday 15 June, 2019
Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Tutor: Victoria Laine

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