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12. Balthazar Beetle **

Tutor Tania Cohen

December 4 - 5 2021
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Kit Cost:  $45 paid directly to tutor.

Workshop Description:

Balthazar Beetle is a delightful fantasy beetle brooch that doubles as a magical Christmas decoration.

Learn how to work with leather, wire and different metallic cords, as well as working with metallic organza.  You will learn how to successfully wrap wire as well as how to create a sturdy completely detached embroidered item.  These techniques can be used for other raised embroidered projects, and when complete,  will be a piece of wearable art that can also be suspended in a lovely clear Christmas ball to hang on your tree.

To register online for this workshop, click here.

Suitable for Confident Embroiderer.

Cost $120.00 (Members), $195.00 (Non-Members )

Registrations Close August 2 2021

ENGLISH GARDEN BAND SAMPLER - BAND 3 *** Fully Booked

Tutor Di Fisher

February 2 - 3 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

 

You will see the project continue to grow as you learn some new stitches and design motifs with your current fabric and threads.

Kit: $10 for notes (please pay direct to tutor)   

Cost $160.00 (Members), $235.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close December 31 2021

ENGLISH GARDEN BAND SAMPLER - BAND 4 *** Fully Booked

Tutor Di Fisher

February 5 - 6 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

 

You will see the project continue to grow as you learn some new stitches and design motifs with your current fabric and threads.

Kit: $10 For notes (please pay direct to tutor)    

 

Cost $160.00 (Members), $235.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close December 31 2021

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES FABRIC COVERED BOXES *

Tutor Ann-Marie Anderson-Mayes

February 20 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Workshop Description

A fabric covered box is a beautiful way to showcase a piece of embroidery or a special piece of fabric. This workshop will teach you how to make a square or rectangular box that is fully lined and has a snugly fitted lid. The method ensures that everything fits together, every time, no matter what size box you are creating. Once you have mastered the basic techniques, it is a simple matter to increase your repertoire to include circular, hexagonal, or boxes with internal dividers. So come and have some fun as you learn to create something useful and beautiful.

To register online click here.  

BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT AS THIS WORKSHOP IS VERY POPULAR

Cost $60.00 (Members), $135.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close January 20 2022

WHITEWORK SAMPLER BLOCK OF THE MONTH *

February 27 2022
Place Curnow Knuckey Hall, Masonic Centre, 3a Moolanda Blvd, Kingsley
Time 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Date:  Sessions held on 4th Sunday of each month 1.00-4.00pm.  With 2 Exceptions FEBRUARY 27th 9.30am -3.30pm & NOVEMBER 27th 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Kit Cost:  $15 for notes.  Students to purchase own supplies.  

Stitchers Corner (Cnr Mint St & SheppartonRd, East Victoria Park) has all the required supplies for this project.

Workshop Description:

A Whitework Sampler presented by a group of West Australian tutors, each a specialist in their technique.  It offers traditional European counted embroidery in a contemporary way, covering pulled, drawn and some surface stitches, plus methods of preparing fabric for working them.  Suitable for those with basic stitch knowledge looking to sample and explore the beautiful classics.

To register online click here.

Cost $350.00 (Members (for 10 sessions)), $425.00 (Non-Members (for 10 sessions))

Registrations Close January 28 2022

EMBROIDERED BOOKCOVER **

Tutor Maree Talbot

March 2 - 3 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Kit Cost:  Please pay directly to tutor.  Choose either

A – Front & back covers & spine $90, OR 

B – Front Cover Only   $55

Indicate project choice A or B on Trybooking form when registering. 

Workshop Description:

Heavily embroidered book cover typical of book bindings from the late 16th and early 17th centuries. These small lavishly embroidered bindings were used for volumes of Psalms, the bible or other religious subjects. The completed book measures 12cm x7cm. Students can choose to do the embroidery for a book cover which will be front, back and spine panels or just front panel which could be framed.

To register online click here.

Cost $140.00 (Members), $215.00 (Non-Members )

Registrations Close February 4 2022

A - ELIZABETHAN FANTASY ** or B - ELIZABETHAN BIRD & VIOLAS **

Tutor Maree Talbot

March 5 - 6 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

Kit Cost:  Please pay directly to tutor.  Choose either

A – ELIZABETHAN FANTASY 1     $85,       

OR

B – ELIZABETHAN BIRD AND VIOLAS     $50

Indicate project choice A or B on Trybooking form when registering. 

Workshop Description:

Option 1 ”Fantasy 1” This design is typical of the Elizabethan period featuring a bird under a fruiting tree of grapes and lily surrounded by various insects, creatures & scrolls of gold. Embroidery is worked in a single thread of Gumnut Yarn “stars” silk. This will be a front door panel for students working on their Elizabethan Casket or a stand alone piece which can be framed.                                                                                     

Option 2 “Elizabethan Bird & Violas.” This design features a bird surrounded by violas, leaves and small creatures. Embroidery is worked in a single thread of Gumnut Yarn “stars” silk. This piece can be framed or mounted on the lid of a box.

To register online click here.

 

Cost $140.00 (Members), $215.00 (Non-Members )

Registrations Close February 4 2022

PHOTOGRAPHY OF YOUR EMBROIDERY *

Tutor Zyg Woltersdorf

April 2 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Description:

Bring along your smart phone or tablet.  You will learn how to take the best possible photos of your embroideries how to edit your photos successfully.  Zyg is a retired photographer who is happy to teach some of his tricks of his trade, with fantastic results.

To register online click here.

Cost $30.00 (Members/ Non-members)

Registrations Close March 2 2022

CANVAS BOOK COVER **

Tutor Anne-Marie Anderson-Mayes

April 30 - May 1 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Kit Cost:  Notes and Fabric $30, optional Thread Pack $55

Paid directly to Tutor.  Indicate colour choice A (Purple) or B (Red) on Trybooking form when registering.

Workshop Description:       

The View from Venice is worked in a combination of silk/alpaca and stranded silks on 24-count Congress Cloth, but it will work just as well if you choose to work it all in perlé and stranded cottons. It is embroidered using canvaswork and blackwork stitches and measures approximately 17.5cm x 17.5cm. In the workshop you  will learn all the stitches required to complete the project. NB: A second workshop where this design can be used to create a hand bound book will be offered later in the year.

To register online click here.

Cost $120.00 (Members), $195.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close April 1 2021

JAPANESE AND CHINESE CONTINUANCE *

Tutor Margaret Lee

May 4 - 8 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This is for those students working in Margaret’s formal program and for those wanting more help with a project they have started. They may choose the number of days on which they attend.

To register online click here 

Cost $90.00 (Registration Fee per day), $75.00 (Non-Members One Off Surcharge)

Registrations Close March 23 2022

JAPANESE BEAD EMBROIDERY COLOURS *

Tutor Margaret Lee

May 4 - 5 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Kit Cost: Paid direct to Tutor

Purse Kit: $100.00 (includes purse frame)

Box top Kit: $75.00. Please note that the box is not included in the kit. Box with an opening of 18cmx18cm is recommended. If you have a different size box, or require a box, please liaise with Margaret for necessary adjustment.

Requires 40 x 40cm slate frame.  Available from Margaret for $60 if you need one.

Indicate A purse kit   B Box top   and/or C  for Frame on trybooking form when registering.

Workshop Description: A statement purse with standout colours to go with that little black dress perhaps? Alternatively, use it to decorate a box top. In this workshop, learn to select stitch technique, bead type and colour to create a co-ordinated flow to the design, a criterion for this style of bead embroidery. Simultaneously, learn practical application strategies for best outcome

To register online click here 

Cost $180.00 (Members), $255.00 (Non-Members )

Registrations Close March 23 2022

JAPANESE EMBROIDERY - GOLDEN LILY *

Tutor Margaret Lee

May 5 - 6 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Kit Cost:  $60.00  (excluding slate frame) paid direct to tutor        

 Requires 40 x 40 cm slate frame. Available from Margaret for  $60.  Indicate C for frame on Trybooking form when registering. 

Workshop Description

The Golden Lily project is worked with metal threads an dJapanese flat silk and is a good project for beginners.

To register online click here.

 

Cost $180.00 (Members), $255.00 (Non-Members )

Registrations Close March 23 2022

CHINESE ART EMBROIDERY - Apple *

Tutor Margaret Lee

May 7 - 8 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Kit Cost:  $50 excluding embroidery frame.  Paid direct to the tutor.

Requires 40 x 40cm slate frame.  Available from Margaret for $60.  Indicate C for frame on Trybooking form when registering.

Workshop Description

The apple project is one of the tutorial exercises Margaret uses to introduce ‘Random Stitch Embroidery’ to students. This is usually introduced at the commencement of the ‘intermediate’ stage of the program.

Beginners will be provided with a print of the project with Layer 1 stitching printed on the silk which will help students adjust to the stitching structure and become familiar with the application of the technique.

Current students who are progressing through the foundation level will start with a blank silk, as this will develop the skills they have already attained.

THERE IS A 2 ½ TO 3 HOUR INTRODUCTION AND FRAMING SESSION ON FRIDAY 20TH AT 4PM. IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT ALL THOSE NEW TO CHINESE EMBROIDERY ATTEND THIS SESSION FOR WHICH MARGARET MAKES NO CHARGE.

Participants will be required to read up and familiarise themselves with some of the concepts and techniques in Margaret’s book 1 ‘THE ART OF CHINESE EMBROIDERY’ which is available in the Guild Library.

To register online click here.

 

Cost $180.00 (Members), $255.00 (Non-Members )

Registrations Close March 23 2022

INTRODUCTION TO SASHIKO *

Tutor Jenny Stephenson

May 15 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Workshop Description:

Sashiko, a traditional form of Japanese embroidery, is just running stitch isn’t it? Well yes, but no! There are conventions which need to be followed. In this workshop you will practice these conventions by stitching a small Sashiko project. The workshop should equip you with the skills to complete many of the traditional and beautiful Sashiko patterns readily available for you to use in your future projects.

To register online click here.

 

Cost $60.00 (Members), $135.00 (Non-Members )

Registrations Close April 15 2022

BALTHAZAR BEETLE **

Tutor Tania Cohen

May 28 - 29 2022
Place Curnow Knuckey Hall, Masonic Centre, 3a Moolanda Blvd, Kingsley
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Kit Cost:   $45 paid directly to tutor.

Workshop Description:

Balthazar Beetle is a delightful fantasy beetle brooch that doubles as a magical Christmas decoration.

Learn how to work with leather, wire and different metallic cords, as well as working with metallic organza.  You will learn how to successfully wrap wire as well as how to create a sturdy completely detached embroidered item.  These techniques can be used for other raised embroidered projects, and when complete,  will be a piece of wearable art that can also be suspended in a lovely clear Christmas ball to hang on your tree.

BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT AS THIS WORKSHOP IS VERY POPULAR.

To register online click here.

 

Cost $120.00 (Members), $195.00 (Non-Members )

Registrations Close April 29 2022

'MOTHERLY LOVE' INTERMEDIATE MACHINE EMBROIDERY **

Tutor Wendy Myles

June 4 - 5 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

 

MOTHERLY LOVE “Pink carnations are meant to represent a mother’s pure and never-ending love”.

Sew a beautiful realistic pink Carnation and buds using dissolvable fabric and make into a spray using Silk fabric. Your finished project can then be displayed in a small vase and will never need watering (vase not included). This stitching method has endless possibilities for future creations including wedding buttonholes, floral arrangements, brooches etc.

Kit Cost:  $40 paid directly to tutor.

To register on line click here. 

Cost $120.00 (Members), $195.00 (Non-Members)

Kit $25.00

Registrations Close May 4 2022

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES CORNERS AND LACING *

Tutor Rita Petters

July 3 2022
Place Curnow Knuckey Hall, Masonic Centre, 3a Moolanda Blvd, Kingsley
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

Workshop Description: 

This workshop is designed to teach the finishing techniques so important to display your embroideries. You will learn how:

to make accurate mitred and square corners

to do a hem stitched finish

to join 2 pieces of canvas work together

to lace an embroidery on card for framing

and many more hints and tips along the way.

Kit Cost:  $10  paid directly to tutor.

To register online click here.  

Cost $60.00 (Members), $60.00 (Non-Members)

Registrations Close July 3 2022

ENGLISH GARDEN BAND SAMPLER BANDS 5 & 6

Tutor Di Fisher

July 6 - 7 2022
Place Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Workshop Description:

This is an ongoing workshop and only open to those who have done previous workshops for Bands 1 & 2 and 3 & 4.

Kit Costs:  $10 for notes paid directly to tutor.

To register online click here.

 

Cost $160.00 (Members Only), $235.00 (Non Members)

Registrations Close June 6 2022

ENGLISH GARDEN BAND SAMPLER BAND 7 ***

Tutor Di Fisher

July 9 - 10 2022
Place Curnow Knuckey Hall, Masonic Centre, 3a Moolanda Blvd, Kingsley
Time 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Workshop Description:

This is an ongoing workshop and only open to those who have done previous workshops for Bands 1 & 2 and 3 & 4 and 5 & 6.

Kit Cost:  $10 for notes  paid directly to tutor.

To register online click here.

 

Cost $160.00 (Members Only), $235.00 (Non Members)

Registrations Close June 6 2022