Learn how to use even the simplest domestic sewing machine to create a machine embroidered landscape.
You will be taught how to set up your machine for freehand embroidery, then working with an embroidery hoop, you will learn how to create landscape textures using basic stitches. Fabrics will then be layered and stitched into, creating a small landscape design.
You will develop skills in machine embroidery and gain confidence to work on your own at home.
Timetable for one day courses
Students should arrive by 9am for registration.
Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm
Lunch is included.
Materials and tools supplied for the course include fabrics and some threads. Sewing machines and embroidery hoops are also provided.
Images of simple landscapes
Any coloured machine threads you may have
Please note: sewing machines may be borrowed at the College - please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve one.
Wendy Dolan is an experienced textile artist, tutor and lecturer, specialising in freehand machine embroidery. She is a Fellow of the Society of Designer Craftsmen and author of Layer, Paint and Stitch.