During this one day class the students will learn a number of Metal Thread embroidery techniques and combine them with decorative Surface Embroidery Stitches and beads to create this striking jay feather design. You will learn how to cut, handle and stitch a variety of metal threads such as gilt Pearl Purl, gilt Japanese thread, antique Japanese thread and metallic blue smooth Purl in order to create techniques such as decorative Couching and Cutwork. The students will also learn how to use and apply felt padding, create Long and Short embroidery, Fly Stitch and apply beads.
This class is suitable for beginners of for those who wish to practice their skills.
The class kit will include everything you require to complete the project. You may like to bring your own embroidery scissors and you will be able to borrow ring frames, magnifiers and lights (if needed) on the day.
This class will run from 10am-4pm at Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU.
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