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Samite Spot Sampler

Tutor Alison Snepp

April 21 - 22 2018
Place Our Lady of Fatima Church Hall, 10 Foss Street, Palmyra
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

The sampler is a spot-style embroidery based on 4th, 5th and 6th Century Counted Embroidery from Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan. It is worked on 30-count natural even-weave linen and the motifs use a number of different counted thread techniques in both orthodox and unorthodox methods. The size of the completed embroidery is approximately 21cm x 21cm. Students need some experience of counted thread embroidery on linen for this workshop.

You will need to provide 40cm x 40cm, 30 count even-weave linen and Gumnut “bud” threads which will be included in the requirements list. (Five full skeins and five that can be shared.)

There is some preparation to be done before the workshop and details will be sent out in good time prior to the workshop. Please enrol early.



$140 (Members) $210 (Non-members)


$36.00 for the workshop folio containing full-colour charts, small piece brown even weave linen, small piece of calico, working and finishing instructions
Please put this into an envelope, with your own name on the outside and give it to Alison at the workshop.

Registration Closes  Thursday 8th March

Note  Day 2 of this workshop will be held at Guild House.


Send a completed enrolment form with the full fee or a non-refundable $20 deposit (by cheque, money order or credit card details), and a business sized stamped self-addressed envelope to:

The Workshop Registrar
The Embroiderers’ Guild of WA (Inc)
PO Box 85

Click here to download the Workshop Enrolment Form.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced

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