2 May, 2020 10:00

Free Motion Embroidery


12 spaces available



Description: This workshop is to create a textile picture (approximately A3 size) using a mixture of appliqué, quilting and free motion embroidery. The course is suitable for all abilities. The picture will be based on one of Penny’s designs which you can choose from on the day, 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 £12 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