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Paint into Stitch - Landscapes
Using silk paints and beautiful threads, you will create an embroidered landscape: perhaps the view from your home, or on a favourite walk. Caroline will bring plenty of inspiration, as well as some printed designs for you to work from if you prefer not to draw your own. This workshop is suitable for all levels of ability, including beginners. As with all of Caroline’s classes, the embroidery is not about learning lots of different stitches, but using the simplest stitches like a pencil and the threads as your box of colours. Painting on linen is addictive and this workshop will give you the confidence to use it as part of your embroidery.
Materials cost payable on the day to CZ £10
A few embroidery needles - I find the pink John James pebbles Cowslip sells are perfect.
A 5” or 6” embroidery hoop
A pincushion - we change threads frequently
A pair of small, sharp embroidery scissors
A notebook and pencil
A friction pen
A sewing machine (if wanting to use) with feed dogs down and free motion embroidery foot, and a few machine needles( essential)