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* This class is NEW to the RSN *
Please note that this is an online class. Please click here to view important joining information about online classes.
The class will run from 5pm - 8pm on Tuesday 15, 22 and 29 June 2021.
For the Rest of the World bookings will close on Tuesday 1 June to allow for the kit to be posted out in time for the class.
For UK and Europe bookings will close on Tuesday 8 June to allow for the kit to be posted out in time for the class.
Please note that the cost includes the necessary kit but does not include shipping, which will be added automatically at the checkout.
In this 3 session online workshop, learn how to embroiderer an exquisite Kingfisher design in Metal Thread Embroidery. Though hard to spot, the amazing and vibrant colours of this bird are so familiar! This design captures those iridescent shades in the form of silk wrapped wires and coloured metal threads.
The threads in Metal Work embroidery are held on the surface of the fabric by a sewing thread, and depending on the type of metal it is either stitched over or through, like a bead. The application and finish of each thread creates a different texture to suit the style of the design whether it be smooth and shiny or layered and three dimensional.
Stitches include Couching, Cutwork, Plate and Looped Purls in a variety of sumptuous threads. Once finished, your Kingfisher can perch on a pre-cut wooden branch before being framed in the wooden hoop provided in the kit (11cm diameter).
All the materials are carefully packaged in 100% recyclable bags and come in a decorative brown card gift box (24×16.5cm).
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.
Kit includes – Kingfisher design printed onto sky blue linen, White felt and paper templates, navy silk satin, Pre cut wooden branch, Cutwork Purls, Passing threads, Silk wrapped plate, Silk wrapped purls, Sequins, Wooden hoop for framing, Ribbon for Hanging, Needles and Stranded cottons
Every kit includes a complimentary beeswax bee for strengthening your sewing threads!
This kit is suitable for an intermediate level (some level of embroidery knowledge would be beneficial).
There will be plenty of opportunity during the class to ask the Tutor questions and in advance of the class all preparation information will be emailed to you along with an invitation to join the class on the day.
Your Zoom link will be sent a minimum of 48 hours prior to the class and will be sent to the email address you booked the class with. If you do not receive it, check your junk mail to see if it is there and if you still do not have it then please email [email protected]
Attendees Outside the UK
This class will run from 5pm - 8pm (17:00 to 20:00 hours) UK local time. If you are outside of the UK please check your local time, particularly if your location changes to/from Daylight Savings Time on a different schedule to the UK during October/November and March/April. To check and convert times please visit TimeAndDate.com. We cannot be held responsible for incorrect time attendance. Thank you.
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