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Whitework Embroidery for Beginners – Sunday April 15th 11am – 1:30pm £65
This fun and informal workshop with the talented embroidery designer Aimee Betts will teach you the essential skills and techniques for white-work embroidery – a beautiful way to decorate homeware, clothing and more.During the two and a half hour course, students will learn to embroider eyelets, picots and blanket stitches onto linen to create your own hand-embroidered sampler to take home. All Materials are included.
Suitable for all abilities and experience levels; minimum age is 12 years.
Aimee’s work explores the parallels and cross overs between traditional knotting, braiding and hand embroidery techniques. She takes inspiration from a variety of books, studying the details of leather craft, sailor’s knots to the A-Z of embroidery.
Every project begins with a research trip wandering through international museums and galleries. Here she analyses historic artefacts and architectural details to uncover hidden stories that trigger her imagination.
Aimee can apply her craft to hard and soft surfaces, adapting her braiding and embroidery techniques so they sit comfortably onto forms and interior fabrics. These combined techniques along with Aimee’s perceptive eye for colour and materials are used to create her distinct collections of pull handles, lighting, mirrors, soft furnishings, tassels and jewellery.