You will learn a selection of stitches which can be applied to any embroidery project: stem, satin, surface satin, backstitch, couching, chain and French knot. You will have a selection of many colours of cotton threads as well as some metallic threads to choose from.
You will learn by working on a Japanese linen fabric called nani IRO. It is the brand name of the renowned Japanese artist Naomi Ito, who has a background as a watercolour artist. Her designs are of a subtle Japanese aesthetic.
Your finished winter themed piece can be added as an appliqué on a plain cushion, on a bag or can be framed to be a unique gift for Christmas.
All materials are included and the tools will be provided for the duration of the workshop. The participants will receive a helpful handout.
Places are limited, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
From 10:30am to 4:30pm (with a break for lunch)
Admission: €80 (materials included)
Suitable for adults & teenagers ages 16+
The tutor: Agnieszka ‘Uisce’ Jakubczyk, is an embroiderer and award winning weaver. She combines embroidery and weaving with other needle crafts to create unique art pieces. She has wide knowledge in many disciplines of textile art.
Doors Open: 10:30am
Commences At: 10:30am