Slow Stitch: Hand Embroidered Applique and Patchwork Techniques

Ref: C2346201

In this course we will look into how we can use various hand embroidery techniques to create textile collages and embellishments. The course will cover hand embroidery stitches, hand applique techniques and hand patchwork techniques over 12 weeks.

Additional information about this course

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Course aim

In this course we will look into how we can use various hand embroidery techniques to create textile collages and embellishments. The course will cover hand embroidery stitches, hand applique techniques and hand patchwork techniques over 12 weeks.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify artists who use textile collage within their work
  • Interpret the various techniques to inspire your own work and share your ideas with the tutor and class through discussion and practical work
  • Design and create hand embroidered, appliqued and patchwork pieces throughout the course
  • Use the techniques to create a finished project incorporating all or some of the techniques covered.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Embroidery hoop Embroidery threads Needles Fabric/old clothes or tea towels (anything you want to sew on!) Plenty of small pieces of fabric (at least 5cm X 5cm) Ruler (to draw straight lines or various shapes) Fabric markers Needle threader and Thimble (optional) Print outs from Canvas

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Slow Stitch: Hand Embroidered Applique and Patchwork Techniques

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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