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.
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.
Jenny Bakos – Surprise Christmas class. Shared Christmas lunch. Wednesday December 11th. 10am – 3pm For those wondering, the project is no longer a surprise to Jenny!
Exciting News for 2020
Connect 60 – An Embroidery Seminar for those who like to Stitch
March 10th – 22nd 2020
Classes run 10.00am – 4.00pm with 30 minute lunch break
More details will be posted once the program is finalised…save the dates
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
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.
HAZEL BLOMKAMP September 10th & 11th
Rod the Rhino is a fun project and all the stitches and techniques were taught in the class
Workshops for this year so far:
A Taste of Candlewicking. Constructing a Simple Bag. Wessex Stitching. Thread Painting a Hedgehog. Thread Roll – a container for threads or Cotton reels