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Book-Making Workshop

Tutor Glennis Hall

April 29 2017
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Make an easy and very adaptable album style book that you can decorate with hand or machine embroidery. Directions will be given for a book that takes A4 size pages but once you know the technique you can make it any size you want. These albums are great for photographs of special occasions such as weddings, christenings and special birthdays. They are also good as travel diaries, scrap or sample books. You can apply all your scrapbooking skills to decorating the pages.

Depending on the time available you will also make or see a demonstration of how to make a simple but clever fabric book cover to fit a hardback journal, notebook or diary.

 

Registration

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
APPLECROSS WA 6953

You may also scan and email the completed enrolment form to admin@nullembroiderersguildwa.org.au.

Download: Workshop Enrolment Form

Suitable for Beginner to Advanced

Cost $20.00 (Members), $90.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close April 8 2017

15th Century Tile Mat

Tutor Christine Bishop from South Australia

May 16 - 17 2017
Place St Peter’s, Wood Street, Inglewood
Time 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Based upon 15th century floor tiling and interpreted using well know stitches, this repeat pattern mat is worked on 25 count linen in cream threads on cream linen.

Registration

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
APPLECROSS WA 6953

You may also scan and email the completed enrolment form to admin@nullembroiderersguildwa.org.au.

Download: Workshop Enrolment Form

Kit cost: $36 will include all the tacking completed, threads, notes and needles.

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced

Cost $120.00 (Members), $190.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close April 4 2017

Punto Umbro Embroidery Workshop

Tutor Christine Bishop from South Australia

May 18 - 19 2017
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This different type of Italian embroidery is classic in style using neutral coloured threads on an ivory cutwork type fabric. The embroidery is all surface stitches so there is no counting. For this class the students will work a square mat.

Kit cost: $14 – Linen with design transferred and notes. Students will supply own threads (colour of your own choice) and needles.

Registration

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
APPLECROSS WA 6953

You may also scan and email the completed enrolment form to admin@nullembroiderersguildwa.org.au.

Download: Workshop Enrolment Form

Suitable for Intermediate to Advanced

Cost $120.00 (Members), $190.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close April 6 2017

Stitched Notebook Cover Workshop

Tutor Jenny Stephenson

June 3 2017
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

stitched notebook cover

Make a simple but striking notebook cover for yourself, or for a friend. Using heavy-duty felt, you will learn how to measure, cut and assemble a cover for an A5 sized notebook or journal. You will also design and embroider a simple motif on the cover to individualise your project. There will be a choice of black or grey felt.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with straight machine stitching, basic embroidery stitches.

Registration

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
APPLECROSS WA 6953

You may also scan and email the completed enrolment form to admin@nullembroiderersguildwa.org.au.

Download: Workshop Enrolment Form

Suitable for Beginner to Advanced

Cost $50.00 (Members), $120.00 (Non-Members)

Kit $5.00 - Students will be required to supply an A5 notebook or journal.

Registrations Close May 12 2017

3D Wren Workshop

Tutor Jenny Adin-Christie from UK

July 11 - 14 2017
Place Our Lady of Fatima Church Hall, 10 Foss Street, Palmyra
Time 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

You will create a three-dimensional bird; a tiny wren…inspired by the ingenious techniques and novelty needlework items of the 17th century. The wren forms an etui, with space for thimble, a thread cutter in the beak, and flannel needle book pages beneath its wings. The legs and beak are hand cast in solid bronze. The body itself is created using a pre made 3D printed form.

The wren uses a range of traditional raised work techniques with the addition of some new ideas! We will combine needlelace, wired 3D shapes, goldwork, crewel work and surface stitch, on a base of British wool tweeds and baize.

The wren stands as a piece in its own right. However, if desired you may purchase a further project pack to allow you to embroider a mossy hillock for the wren to sit upon, including emery filled pin cushion and space for etui scissors. You may also pre order a hand-made wooden base with or without retractable tape measure mechanism with brass turning dial.

 

Registration

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
APPLECROSS WA 6953

You may also scan and email the completed enrolment form to admin@nullembroiderersguildwa.org.au.

Download: Workshop Enrolment Form

 

Kit Inclusion

  • The kit for the Wren Etui itself: £140 (includes everything except thimble) ($224) + postage
  • Optional extra kit for the Mossy Hillock (excluding wooden base): £50 ($80)
  • Optional wooden base WITHOUT tape measure mechanism and tape: £45 ($72)
  • Optional wooden base WITH tape measure: £65 ($105)
  • Tiny etui scissors £7.50 ($12)

Cost $280.00 (Members), $350.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close May 30 2017

Little Row of Houses

Tutor Jenny Adin-Christie from UK

July 11 - 12 2017
Place Our Lady of Fatima Church Hall, 10 Foss Street, Palmyra
Time 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

A sampler based design which teaches key techniques for working raised embroidery buildings in the 17th century style.

Registration

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
APPLECROSS WA 6953

You may also scan and email the completed enrolment form to admin@nullembroiderersguildwa.org.au.

Download: Workshop Enrolment Form

Suitable for Beginners

Cost $140.00 (Members), $230.00 (Non-Members)

Kit $68.00 - Kit price: £42.50 ($68) + postage. Jenny has requested payment for the kit (plus postage) be made in £’s. The conversion rate which is in brackets has been done at end of October 2016. As this will fluctuate it is proposed to revise this figure and publish it in the May/June ‘Embroiderer’ at the rate for that month. It should be similar. We will then ask members to pay for their kit on the first day of the workshop as usual, based on this figure.

Registrations Close May 30 2017

"Passiflora" 3D Bloom Workshop

Tutor Jenny Adin-Christie from UK

July 13 - 14 2017
Place Our Lady of Fatima Church Hall, 10 Foss Street, Palmyra
Time 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

passiflora 3D bloom embroideryCreate a highly 3D bloom using silk painting, wired petals, 3D silk shaded shapes, wrapped forms, needlelace forms and wired purl.

 

Kit cost – £ 47.50 ($76) + postage

Jenny has requested payment for the kit (plus postage) be made in £’s. The conversion rate which is in brackets has been done at end of October 2016. As this will fluctuate it is proposed to revise this figure and publish it in the May/June ‘Embroiderer’ at the rate for that month.

It should be similar. We will then ask members to pay for their kit on the first day of the workshop as usual, based on this figure. 

Registration

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
APPLECROSS WA 6953

You may also scan and email the completed enrolment form to admin@nullembroiderersguildwa.org.au.

Download: Workshop Enrolment Form

         

Suitable for All skill levels

Cost $140.00 (Members), $210.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close May 30 2017

Daisy Sampler Workshop

Tutor Jenny Adin-Christie from UK

July 16 - 18 2017
Place Curnow Knuckey Hall, Masonic Centre, Moolanda Bvde , Kingsley
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

embroidery workshopA sampler based design which covers a very broad range of key techniques which span the spectrum of whitework. An excellent way to learn and perfect this form of embroidery. Students may choose to work the upper left hand square corner section of the design first, and then add the lower right angled corner design if they wish.

Kit – £45 ($72) + postage

Jenny has requested payment for the kit (plus postage) be made in £’s. The conversion rate which is in brackets has been done at end of October 2016.

As this will fluctuate it is proposed to revise this figure and publish it in the May/June ‘Embroiderer’ at the rate for that month. It should be similar. We will then ask members to pay for their kit on the first day of the workshop as usual, based on this figure.

Registration

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
APPLECROSS WA 6953

You may also scan and email the completed enrolment form to admin@nullembroiderersguildwa.org.au.

Download: Workshop Enrolment Form

 

Suitable for All skill levels

Cost $210.00 (Members), $280.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close May 30 2017

Honesty

Tutor Jenny Adin-Christie from UK

July 17 - 18 2017
Place Curnow Knuckey Hall, Masonic Centre, 3a Moolanda Blvd, Kingsley
Time 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The design is based on the architectural form of skeleton seed heads, and are worked in a subtle palette of beige, cream and sage, with touches of metallic. Worked on a base of Italian silk organza.

The translucent backdrop allows the viewer to look through the work to the space beyond, creating a strong strength of depth. It combines techniques of whitework, shadow work, raised embroidery and metal thread work. Some are worked from behind the organza, others on top, again enhancing the sense of depth. 

Kit – £42.50 ($68) + postage

Jenny has requested payment for the kit (plus postage) be made in £’s. The conversion rate which is in brackets has been done at end of September 2016. As this will fluctuate it is proposed to revise this figure and publish it in the May/June ‘Embroiderer’ at the rate for that month. It should be similar. We will then ask members to pay for their kit on the first day of the workshop as usual, based on this figure.

Registration

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
APPLECROSS WA 6953

You may also scan and email the completed enrolment form to admin@nullembroiderersguildwa.org.au.

Download: Workshop Enrolment Form

Suitable for Intermediates

Cost $140.00 (Members), $210.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close May 30 2017

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