Penhawger Farm, Merrymeet, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3LW
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Shop Opening hours:
Wednesday to Saturday 9.30am - 4pm
13 April, 2019 10:00

Free Motion Embroidery


7 spaces available



Description:  This workshop is to make a textile picture (approximately A3 size) using a mixture of appliqué, quilting and free motion embroidery. The picture will be based on one of Penny’s designs. Chicken in Clogs, Cockerel in Clogs, Indian Runner Duck, Pig in Clover or one of her new designs.
The course is suitable for all abilities, some designs being more complicated than others.


  • Sewing machine in good working order and operating manual (the feed dogs will need to be lowered or covered with a plate depending on make and model of machine)
  • Darning foot for your machine
  • Sewing kit to include pins, needles, thread,  fabric scissors, paper scissors etc
  • Notebook and pen
  • Your own picture (printed to the size you wish the finished item to be) if you wish to create your own design

Penny’s kits will be available to buy on the day at a special price of £10 which includes all you need to make the picture i.e. backing fabric, wadding, front linen mix fabric, variegated sewing thread, bondaweb, templates and instructions.

Alternatively, If you would prefer to bring your own fabrics, thread and bondaweb the templates will be provided free of charge.

Tutor: Penny O’Connor

Refreshments:  Tea, coffee and cake will be provided but you are required to bring a packed lunch.

The venue offers ample free off road parking, disabled access and facilities