Monday, 12 March 2012

Webs and Wheels Requirements List

May's guild meeting will be a Members' Session, led by Janet Wright. She will be doing a practical workshop, entitled Webs and Wheels, and asks members to bring along the following items:

Requirements List
  • Backing Fabric – Any colour to tone with your choice of threads, cotton or linen preferred. Any size from 6 inches square to A 4 size.
  • Embroidery Hoop or support fabric e.g. thin felt or pound shop dusters.
  • Paper and pencil to sketch ideas
  • Variety of threads in your colour scheme e.g. stranded cotton, coton a broder, cotton perle, tapestry wools, etc. + needles and sewing kit
Janet is a very talented embroiderer who does beautiful hand stitching, and this promises to be an enjoyable session. The finished piece can be used as a sampler or made into a picture, box lid, book cover etc.

Craftster Hoopla Swap R4 To Kanawinkie (6)

Detail from seahorse embroidery (by Heather Ramsden) featuring woven spiders web, buttonhole wheels and cups, and whipped spiders web.

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