FREESTYLE MACHINE EMBROIDERY (28 JAN - PM)
DATE: Saturday 28 January 2017
TIME: 2.15pm - 5.00pm
TEACHER: Sophia Palmer of Jessalli Handmade
PRICE: £55 (includes a goodie bag and refreshments)
WHO IS IT FOR?
Sewing machines aren’t just for stitching seams! If you want to learn a fun, expressive way of embellishing your sewing projects or creating a custom piece of textile art from scratch, you’ll love this workshop. You’ll learn techniques to mix free-motion thread 'drawing' with appliqué to create unique and individual pieces of art.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
- How to use your sewing machine to draw pictures with thread
- Techniques for perfect appliqué
- How to make your own designs into useable stencils
- How to sew a complete machine embroidered picture
"Sophia was amazing, she was very friendly, encouraging and gave very clear and concise instructions. I came away from the workshop feeling very excited and inspired." - Janette
"I loved the course! It was just fantastic and I feel so inspired. Great teacher, great course and great studio!" - Mel
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING ALONG?
We’ll supply a couple of designs, but feel free to bring along a simple, clear picture or graphic if there is something in particular you’d like to sew. We’ll provide sewing machines, fabric, thread and tools for you to use on the day. You’ll also get a goodie bag to take away with you and refreshments during the class.
WHO IS THE TEACHER?
Sophia Palmer is the owner and creator of Jessalli Handmade, a homewares company in Dorset. She spends her days making personalised, fun and colourful soft furnishings and gifts for all the family. She is mostly self taught and has been stitching since she was 6 years old. After working in a handmade children's clothing company in Sydney, Australia on her gap year, she decided to give her parents cause to panic, and came home to start her own company aged 19! And she hasn't stopped since. Her favourite textile media is free-hand machine embroidery and uses it to create textile art cushions from photographs as well as cute pictures and gifts. As well as leading classes for Tilly and the Buttons, Sophia teaches privately in homes in Dorset.
ANY OTHER QUESTIONS?
Venue: Tilly and the Buttons studio, Parkhall, 40 Martell Road, London SE21 8EN.
SIZES (Body measurements)
|1 (UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34)||76cm (30in)||61cm (24in)||84cm (33in)|
|2 (UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36)||81cm (32in)||66cm (26in)||89cm (35in)|
|3 (UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38)||86.5cm (34in)||71cm (28in)||94cm (37in)|
|4 (UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40)||91.5cm (36in)||76cm (30in)||99cm (39in)|
|5 (UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42)||96.5cm (38in)||81cm (32in)||104cm (41in)|
|6 (UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44)||101.5cm (40in)||86.5cm (34in)||109cm (43in)|
|7 (UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46)||106.5cm (42in)||91.5cm (36in)||114cm (45in)|
|8 (UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48)||112cm (44in)||96.5cm (38in)||119.5cm (47in)|
Orders by post
|To the UK:||To the rest of the world:|
|1 pattern or bag or buckles||£1||£4|
|2 patterns or bags||£1.50||£6.25|
|3 or more patterns or bags||£2||£7.75|
|1 book + 1-4 patterns or bags||£2.50||£8.50|
Receiving digital patterns
Digital patterns are PDF files delivered to your email instantly, ready for you to print at home (or at the office – ssshhh!) on A4 or US Letter paper.