Wendy Dolan

Requirements List and further information will be emailed on receipt of the non-refundable deposit which is 50% of the class fee and will confirm your place Machine Embroidery Inspired by Gustav Klimt         £175 2 days Thur/Fri   16&17 July 2020 ….. 10.00-16.00    … Enjoy two days explorung the patterns and colours in …

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A non-refundable deposit which is 50% of the class fee will confirm your place

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Machine Embroidery Inspired by Gustav Klimt         £175

2 days Thur/Fri   11&12 February 2021 ….. 10.00-16.00    …

Enjoy two days exploring the patterns and colours in the work of Gustav Klimt. You will be layering fabrics, machine stitching and then burning away areas with a soldering iron. Gold and Silver leaf (imitation) will be applied to areas of the design

Below is a list of materials for the course.

 SEWING MACHINE           Any basic domestic sewing machine can be used for freehand machine embroidery. Please bring a darning (freehand embroidery) foot for your machine and an extension table if you have one. Don’t forget your foot pedal and cable!

SELECTION OF SEWING THREADS   Sylko, Guterman, Drima, *Madeira rayon,  *metallics etc. Bring any you may have but think about colour schemes

FABRICS       Suggested size of work approx. A5 – A4

*Calico, or cotton backing fabric.

*Silk dupion or dyed cotton as your base fabric – plain or   space dyed is ideal.

*Sheer synthetic organzas.

*Stitch ’n Tear / stabiliser to transfer designs

*Bondaweb (Not Heat ‘n Bond)

SOLDERING IRON with REST      If you have one. 18W with a fine point is best.

*GOLD / SILVER LEAF or FOIL

SCISSORS

*SPARE MACHINE NEEDLES       (90 /14)

PINS / SEWING NEEDLE / TACKING THREAD

PAPER / TRACING PAPER / PENCIL / BLACK MARKER PEN

COLOURED PENCILS / PASTELS / or similar

DESIGN SOURCES           Think about the patterns and motifs in Klimt’s work,

*There will be a selection of these * items for sale but it will be useful if you can bring as much of the above as possible.

Lunch