Dates– 14th, 21st and 28th October 2021
Times– 4-7p.m UK time
In this 3 part online workshop learn how to embroiderer the stylish Heron design in Metal Thread Embroidery. This large wading bird is often spotted as still as a statue waiting for it’s next catch on the edge of garden ponds, lakes and rivers. Capture the stunning plumage and elegant stature of the Heron in silver plated passing and silk wrapped purls in this delightful project.
During the sessions Becky will guide you through this project in bite sized pieces with clear step by step instructional videos and live demonstrations. As well as being able to ask the expert, Becky will also give instant feedback on your work in progress images via a specifically set up WhatsApp group.
Each session is 3hrs long with week long gaps enabling the student to work at their own pace in-between the workshops. In addition, the step by step videos will be available to re-watch outside of the teaching time.
This is a great way to connect with other stitchers and most importantly have fun doing something you love!
What is included-
x3 online sessions running from 4-7p.m UK time.
The Heron kit which includes all the materials you need and an illustrated instruction booklet.
Tutor support in-between the sessions.
What will be covered in the workshop–
How to prepare for your embroidery.
How to use specific tools to aid your stitching for the best result.
Learning Metal thread embroidery stitches including as Couching, Or Nue (couching with colour), Cutwork and applying Silk covered purls loops.
Options for displaying your finished piece.
What you will need-
6 or 8 inch ring frame, preferably with a stand.
A pair of embroidery scissors.
A desktop or laptop with a webcam, microphone and speaker or an Apple/Android smartphone or tablet with a built in camera and microphone. You will need to install the Zoom cloud meetings App prior to the workshops. You can find the link here.
Additional information- 2 weeks before the 1st session you will receive an email with the links to the Zoom meetings.
You will also get a link to a specific WhatsApp group with you have the option of joining.
The kit will be sent out to all the attendees 6 weeks beforehand. Postage is calculated at the checkout.
Booking for the this workshop will close 31-08-21 to allow the kits to arrive in time.
The finished embroidery measures approximately 8×6.5cm
All the kits are designed by Becky Hogg Embroidery and produced by hand in the U.K.
This workshop is suitable for all levels, but not advisable for children.
Please do contact me if you have any questions.