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Learn to Embroider - Schwalm Whitework Cushion-Waitlist available


'Mein Liebling' by Julie Clemett

This design is a new Schwalm embroidery release from Julie and translates to 'My Darling'. Schwalm Embroidery combines drawn thread work, pulled thread work, and whitework and is generally bold, folk motifs – tulips, hearts, flowers & birds. Mein Liebling includes tulips, hearts and flowers.

For this design you will be stitching a neutral pallet of Coton a Broder Ecru threads on 35ct Flax Linen- not as shown in the photos. Please be in touch if this is not suitable as there are leadtimes for threads and Linens. The choice of lining and backing fabric will be yours once you complete the front and is not included in this workshop. 

The workshop will teach you all the stitches required and is held over two Saturdays which will allow you time to master the stitches being taught between workshops. As described below there is homework between workshops

Day 1: Coral Stitch, Chain Stitch, Fly Stitch Leaves, Satin Stitch & Leaves, and Cutting threads

Homework: complete the Coral Stitch and Chain Stitch around cut thread areas, and cut threads prior to 2nd workshop 

Day 2: Filling Stitches, Buttonhole Scallops, Leaves & Buds, and Eyelets.

This workshop would suit an embroider who is wanting to learn a new stitching technique

Tutor: Julie Clemett (JCEmbroidery) who has a wide range of embroidery interests but particularly enjoys using and combining traditional techniques into modern projects. Julie enjoys assisting students to master a new technique, building their confidence and to appreciate their developing talents

Workshop is limited to 10 spaces (Paying by installment available on request)

Workshop Kit contains: design template, stitch guide, linen fabric, needles and the Cotton a Broder threads required. You will need to bring hoop and scissors.

Full information will be sent out once order received

Date: Saturday February 10th & 24th 2024  9.00-2.30pm  - Meet at Broomfields 8.45am

Location: Kohinga St Albans - next door to Broomfields

Facilities: Tea and coffee provided only