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Please note that this is an online class, taken from home. This class will run online on for six consecutive Saturdays' from 9am-11am UK BST. The classes will run from Saturday 19 September to Saturday 24 October.
Bookings for this class will close on Monday 31 August for customers in North America to allow for the kit to be posted out in time for the class.
For customers in UK and Europe who wish to take this class, bookings will close on Friday 11 September.
Please note that the cost includes the necessary kit but does not include shipping, which will be added automatically at the checkout.
This brand new design is being offered exclusively as a class to the RSN (limited to the duration of the course).
Learn contemporary Canvaswork in this interpretation of a bluebell wood at sunset. Try various types of stitch and experiment with a little stitch blending and plenty of shading, all with step by step instruction throughout. The design uses beautiful Renaissance Dyeing crewel wools and two types of DeVere Yarns pure silk threads.
The class is broken into two hour sessions to allow plenty of time to learn and try each part of the design.
Session 1 Saturday 19 September: Large Rice stitch (demonstrate basic stitch, time to try that, then into shading)
Session 2 Saturday 26 September: Large and small rice stitches (demonstrate fitting into the spaces, more shading)
Session 3 Saturday 3 October: Gobelin filling stitch (demonstrate basic stitch and discuss shading)
Session 4 Saturday 10 October: Small rice stitch and large cross stitch
Session 5 Saturday 17 October: Tent stitch shading
Session 6 Saturday 24 October: Encroaching slanted Gobelin variation (demonstrate 2 ways to approach stitch, discuss shading, discuss using silk alone)
The tutor will demonstrate to the group, and also give plenty of individual attention to each student allowing you to develop your embroidery skills. The class is suitable for beginners or stitchers who need a refresher. This class is designed to be a stepping stone towards the RSN Certificate Course.
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The class kit will be posted out to you. The kit includes all the materials you require to complete the project. It would be useful to have a pencil and paper in case you wish to take extra notes and a pair of embroidery scissors will be needed.
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