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September Classes

Three different classes have been organised for the month of September.

Let your imagination take flight and come and have fun using hand dyed wool and fabrics with two new designs, the perky peacock and bonny butterfly.

A class catering to all interested in experiencing traditional Japanese silk embroidery. Dip your toe in with a beginner’s piece and embark on your journey through the structured phases.

We also have another class in our series of finishing techniques, this time learning to make simple tassels and twisted cords –two very useful items to add to your finished embroidered projects.

FMcK-52 Wool Appliqué

Skill level: All levels welcome  
Materials fee: (payable to tutor) $10.00
Members: $89.00
Non-member: $122.00

Come and have fun with two new designs, the perky peacock and bonny butterfly. Using hand dyed wool, fabrics, colourful threads, and beads let your imagination take flight. Working with different appliqué techniques and embroidery stitches of your choice, your chosen image will come to life. The funky fish and cheeky chook designs will also be available.

Dates: Saturday September 2 and Sunday September 3
Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Tutor: Freya McKee

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ST-53 Simple Tassels, Cords and Cord Weights

Skill level: All levels welcome
Materials fee: (payable to tutor) $4.oo
Member: $27.50
Non-member: $37.50

This class is the next in our series of finishing techniques. Come and learn to make simple tassels and twisted cords –two very useful items to add to your finished embroidered projects. You will learn to make a plain tassel, that can be used on its own, or embellished with an embroidered top. You will learn how to measure thread to make cords of different lengths and also how to place different coloured threads to create a variety of effects. We will also make a cord weight – an essential tool to keep in your kit for all those cords you will make in the future!

Date: Sunday September 17
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Tutor: Sheryl Turton

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MH-54 Japanese Embroidery

Skill level: All levels welcome
Kit cost: (payable to tutor) varies depending on student’s choice of piece
Member: $221.00
Non-member: $303.50

This class caters to all interested in experiencing traditional Japanese silk embroidery. Dip your toe in with a beginner’s piece, embark on your journey through the structured phases or continue to expand on your skill. Are you a raw beginner? Michelle is offering students a ‘taste of’ piece.

Please contact Michelle as early as possible to discuss your choice of piece for this class (to allow for delivery of materials): 0419 883 967 or [email protected].

Dates: Saturday & Sunday September 23 – 24, Saturday & Sunday October 28 – 29
Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Tutor: Michelle Hodder

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