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Ruth’s Wednesdays: Picture a vase of Flowers
April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm£25.00
Picture a vase of Flowers
First you will create your potential picture on paper, so if you have photos of flowers from home or paintings that you like that can give you a starting point please do so. I will also bring a range of them so you can mix and match ideas. There will be a wide range of fabrics dyed by me or supplied from Anita’s shop that she will have that you can buy from her if they work better for you. Then working from your onto your backing fabric you will create your picture. Apart from Anita’s fabrics I will supply all the materials you will need, including hand and machine threads and embellishments. I will also bring a range of canvases so you can work to what ever size you like.
All you need to bring is yourself, your sewing kit, sewing machine and lunch. Drinks, snacks and cake will be supplied.
Come to beautiful Eau Brink Studio and spend the day exploring stitch in various way and types. Both hand stitch and machine stitch will be on offer for many of the projects but the work will be geared so you can do either or both as you wish.
Each session will be an different project, for example, a hanging, book or book covers, 3D articles, Contemporary Textile Art that you can push as far as you want or stay with the traditional approaches. . You will be offered a range of ideas so you can take it in your own direction. Techniques will be taught but the choice to use them or not will depend on your ideas. All materials will be included in the price but once you read what we will be doing each month, do bring anything from home that you think will work with each individual project.
It is set in a lovely rural situation just off the A47 and you can join Anita there where she will teach you to make all kinds of textile art in safe regulated conditions that include:
Restricted numbers to ensure safe social distancing.
Track and trace is in place.
Face masks are worn if demonstrations are taking place.
Hand sanitizers are situated at the entrance and in the bathroom facilities,
Disposable aprons and gloves.
The studio is light and airy and there are all sorts of hand and machine stitch workshops, Powertex and Eco dying. Anita will make you welcome and there might be other visitors there to chat with and share the experience . Cake and hot and cold drinks are available on tap through out the day.
EBS Retail is the name of Anita’s shop at Long Sutton Emporium where you can get kits amongst many other items that Anita makes and buys in such a needles and threads as well as fabric.
The long Sutton Emporium is situated on the A17 .look out for the bright orange signs.
- Ruth Holmes