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Hand Embroidery Including Whitework Techniques

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Course: Hand Embroidery Including Whitework Techniques
Tutor: Clare Clensy
Start Date: 15th February 2019
Start Time: Dinner
End Date: 17th February 2019
End Time: Lunch
Res Fee (from): £328.00
Non Res Fee: £220.00 What's included?

Embroider a dainty design on to crisp white fabric, using whitework techniques, but with coloured threads to give it a modern twist. You will use techniques such as eyelets, trailing and satin stitch. You will learn how to use a traditional ‘stiletto’ tool to form perfectly round eyelets in a variety of sizes. A variety of other hand embroidery stitches will also be covered, such as stem stitch and split stitch. This class is for all levels of embroiderer.

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Clare Clensy

Clare Clensy trained as an apprentice for three years at The Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace. On completing her apprenticeship Clare returned to Wiltshire and established her own business Vine Embroidery. Vine Embroidery takes on a variety of individual commissions, including work for many of the Embroidery magazines. Restoration work on pieces such as antique samplers, christening robes, ecclesiastical pieces and family heirlooms are also undertaken. Clare also teaches, gives talks, produces her own range of embroidery kits and has had a book published - A Beginners Guide to Silk Shading.

To find out more about Clare visit her website

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