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June Classes

Please check our list as there are some great classes this month.

Maree Talbot returns to start a new Elizabethan Casket Group. Students wanting to enrol in this class MUST complete the Tudor Rose class as a pre-requisite.

There will be a Basic Stitches class with Sheryl Turton, which is ideal for the absolute beginner or for those wanting to brush up on forgotten skills.

RJ-42 Covered Journal

Skill level: All levels welcome (Good working knowledge of your machine)
Materials fee: $3.00 (payable to tutor)
Member: $72.00
Non-member: $98.00

A great project for any novice or experienced machine embroiderer. Make beautiful lace fabric, and flowers, on water soluble film, embellish with some beading, make a cord to wrap it up and add it to the main fabric to complete the covered journal. A chance to acquaint (or re-acquaint) yourself with water soluble films. Endless possibilities. Finished product guaranteed!

Dates: Fridays, June 8 and 15
Times: 10.00am – 2.00pm
Tutor: Rhonda Justus

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MT-43 ‘Elizabethan Fantasy 2’

Skill level: Intermediate, preference will be given to Group 3 Students currently undertaking The Elizabethan Casket
Kit Cost: $50.00 (ladies who have done previous panel and already have most of the threads)
Member: $106.50
Non-member: $146.00

This Elizabethan design features a hare under a fruiting tree of strawberries and lily surrounded by various insects, small creatures and scrolls of gold worked in Gumnut Yarn silks on a linen background. This project allows the ladies to build on the techniques and skills they have learnt in the previous Elizabethan workshops and introduces them to the skills required to stitch small animals in detached buttonhole. The piece for this class can be framed or mounted on the lid of a box OR the piece can be put towards an embroidered Elizabethan casket which is to be done over a two to three year period.  This piece has been designed to be used for one of the doors on the front of the casket.

Design size: The design measures 11cm x 14.5cm.

Dates: Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17
Times: 9.00am for 9.30am start – 3.30pm
Tutor: Maree Talbot

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MT-44 Tudor Rose: Pre-Requisite Class for Elizabethan Casket

Skill level:Beginners
Kit cost: $35.00 (payable to tutor)
Member: $54.00
Non-member: $73.50

All students beginning the Elizabethan Casket must attend this class – please state on your enrolment form if you have done a previous class with Maree Talbot.

The Elizabethan Tudor Rose is stitched in detached buttonhole stitch using DMC Coton a Broder 25 threads on 55count Kingston linen. This project was especially designed as a beginners’ class, students using a heavier thread to learn and master the techniques. This is a great pre-class and pre-requisite for students considering taking part in the ‘Elizabethan Casket’ project.

Date: Tuesday, June 19
Time: 9.00am for 9.30am start – 3.30pm
Tutor: Maree Talbot

 

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MT-45 Fantasy 1: New Elizabethan Casket Group Panel 1

Skill Level: Tudor Rose or another previous class with Maree Talbot
Kit cost: $85.00 (payable to tutor)
Member: $106.50
Non-member: $146.00

This design is typical of the Elizabethan period featuring a bird under a fruiting tree of grapes and lily surrounded by various insects, creatures and scrolls of gold stitched in Gumnut Yarn silks. You will extend your knowledge of detached buttonhole allowing you to achieve unique three-dimensional effects without the use of wires. This piece can be framed or mounted on the lid of a box or the piece can be put towards an embroidered Elizabethan Casket. This piece has been designed to be used for one of the doors on the front of the casket.

Dates: Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21
Times: 9.00am for 9.30am start – 3.30pm
Tutor: Maree Talbot

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MT-46 Elizabethan Monogram

Skill level: Intermediate, preference will be given to students currently in the Elizabethan Casket Group 3
Kit cost: $80.00 (payable to tutor)
Member: $106.50
Non-member: $146.00

The monogram features a Tudor rose and is stitched in Gumnut Yarn “stars” silks surrounded with gold and pearls on a linen background.  The monogram will be stitched in your choice of letter and colour.  This class is designed to teach ladies easy techniques to work out angles when satin stitching letters and shapes.The monogram is used on the inside doors of the casket or can be used as a stand- alone piece, framed or mounted on the lid of a box

Dates: Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24
Times: 9.00am for 9.30am start – 3.30pm
Tutor: Maree Talbot

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SD-51 Introduction to Blackwork

Skill Level: All levels welcome
Materials fee: $8.00 (payable to tutor)

Member: $45.00
Non-member: $60.50

Blackwork is a style of counted thread embroideryas popular today as it was in the 16th Century. Work on evenweave fabricwith silk threads and learn the stitches and techniques used to create motifs, borders and fillings in this classic technique. A choice of motifs and patterns will enable students to personalize the sampler. The finished piece could be framed or used as the cover of a needlebook.

Date: Saturday, June 2
Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Tutor: Susan Davis

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ST-47 Basic Stitches

Skill level: Beginners
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: Sunday, June 17 and Sunday, July 1
Times: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Tutor: Sheryl Turton

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AM-AM-48 ‘Beautiful Windmills’ Sewing Box Set

CLASS PREVIEW – FULL DESCRIPTION NEXT MONTH

The ‘Beautiful Windmills’ Sewing Box Set is created using modern canvaswork embroidery stitches. Ann-Marie Anderson-Mayes (WA tutor) will be offering this project which can be stitched on Congress Cloth or 18-count canvas (for those who find the Congress Cloth too fine to work on).

Dates: Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8

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