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* * AFTERNOON CLASS * * Learn hand embroidery & stitch a love heart design with Bella Lane * *

Date: 18 February 2018 14:00 to 17:00
Details:







Mastery of basic stitch techniques is the foundation for achieving beautiful results with your hand embroidery projects. Join this three hour class and create a beautiful needlework hand embroidery project inspired by English classic designs.  Learn traditional fine embroidery stitches, making your own stunning Valentine ‘Love Heart’ combining cotton and metal threads on pure silk.


Bella Lane is from Iquitos Peru,  Master Peruvian embroiderer, trained at the Royal School of Needlework and a world embroidery stitch collector.  We are very honoured to have Bella as a guest teacher at Fabrications! 


On completion of the class participants will confidently be able to:

- Understand how to set up the fabric properly in an embroidery hoop

- How to use the best fabric, needles, threads for this technique

- Participants can apply the same techniques for their own projects

- Also, students will have picked up some 'insider' tips and tricks from a master craft person




TIME:
2 - 5pm

PRICE: £55 or £95 for the full day ( 2 classes with Bella using English embroidery techniques)

MATERIALS:
Class includes a special kit pre prepared by Bella containing instruction sheet, needles & good quality embroidery threads. There will be embroidery hoops available to use (which can be purchased in the shop after the class) A soothing glass of prosecco will alsdo be served at the end of the day!


LEVEL: Confident beginners and upwards are welcome. 





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MEET THE TEAM:


Barley Massey
Fabrications creator and recently described by the Evening Standard as "London's Eco Queen' 



Katherine May
Contemporary quilt maker and teacher. Katherine has worked with Liberty, The V&A, Fashion & Textiles Museum and Fabrications!



Sue Russell
has dedicated her life to practising, promoting and sharing skills in low impact living and keeping traditional textile skills alive.



Rosie Martin
Inspiring and encouraging a new generation of stitchers to make their own clothes through her book 'DIY Couture', workshops and events.



Ayda Anlagan
brilliant teacher and creator of design company 'Monstify' - anatomical crochet parts to animate everyday objects!



Stephanie Bescoby
Milliner, teacher, clever upcycler and baristar. There are no limits to Steph's talents!



Laura Lees
Time out recently described learning machine embroidery from laura is like learning piano from Chopin!





 

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