Classes and Workshops for 2019
Workshops are days tutored by our members and are very reasonable at a cost of only $15
Sign up sheets at Sit and Sew Mondays or contact Jenny Bakos.
Delva White – Wessex: Thursday July 25th
Jane Croxford – Thread Painting a Hedgehog: Tuesday August 27th
Leonie Lister – A container for threads on reels: Saturday September 21st
Denise Bell – UFO in Counted Thread: Monday November 18th
Get those unfinished counted thread projects out and get back into the head space. Denise will help if you need help with technique or just enjoy setting aside a day to sit with others and get into the rhythm again.
KATHRYN HARMER FOX August 9,10,11 Using Your Sewing Machine as a Creative Tool
Kathryn is a multi media Artist from South Africa. Textiles and fibre are her passion. She uses the sewing machine as you would a pencil. She is a brilliant teacher with a passion to extend students at all levels. A great opportunity for members and non-members. Cost Members $175.00 Non Members $250.00 Class Code KHF (at the Masonic Hall Regent Street Belmont)
HAZEL BLOMKAMP September 10th & 11th
Rod the Rhino will be the fun project and you will learn all the stiches and techniques in the class
To download: EGV Geelong Classes list April 2019
Contact Jenny Bakos 0427 819 713 for any more details or to sign up.
CLASSES ALREADY HELD THIS YEAR:
Summer School: February 2019
Feb 4 and 9 Blackwork shading (pear) – Christine Burton,
Feb 7 and 8 Fragments of Rackham,- Brenda Ryan
Feb 12 and 13 Scrumbling (exploring layering of fabric, appliqué and embroidery stitches to create a unique piece of work, -Pauline Mackenzie.
Feb 14 and 15 Drawing for Design, – Lorelle Leham, a well known artist and teacher at Adelaide University. A unique opportunity to learn how to draw or refresh your drawing skills to further enhance your textile and/or embroidery designs. An amazing teacher.
ALISON SNEPP, Samite Sampler: May 8th & 9th 10am-3pm Cost $99
Alison from NSW was a popular tutor. Her class imparted much of what she has learned in her long career as an embroiderer. This is a collection of counted thread embroidery from the 4th, 5th and 6th century from Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan.
The sampler is a spot-style embroidery and the motifs use a number of different counted thread techniques
Workshops for this year so far:
A Taste of Candlewicking was on Friday April 5th and Constructing a Simple Bag on Friday 24th May