Textiles - Beginners Guide to Embroidery | Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells

Textiles - Beginners Guide to Embroidery at Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells

Textiles - Beginners Guide to Embroidery at Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells

Price: £50.00 Starts: 09/11/2019 Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Tutor: Margaretta Janet Taskiran Ends: 09/11/2019 Location: Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

Do you vaguely remember some embroidery stitches from school? Do you know you Bullion Knot from your French Knot? Or do you want to learn the basics from scratch, then this is the course for you.
You will learn how to set up an embroidery hoop correctly.
Learn the basic family of stitches
Learn how different embroidery threads and needles work.
Design and produce a small sampler and/or bring along an item you might like to decorate with embroidery

No experience is necessary, you don’t even have to know how to thread a needle.

How will I be taught?

Craft courses provide an opportunity for you to learn and develop skills, techniques and understand how to design for a chosen craft. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques.
Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring a basic sewing kit including needles, scissors and thread. Materials for the course will be provided at a small cost, or please bring along any threads you think are suitable.

What can I do next?

Further Art or Craft courses with KAE.

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on this course with or without an Arts background as the course will assume no knowledge.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer or another adult with you please contact the Curriculum Leader.

About the Tutor: Margaretta Janet Taskiran

Margaretta Taskiran has taught Art and Textiles for over thirty years. She has a B.A Hons degree in Surface Pattern Design and a City and Guilds qualification in Embroidery, along with her teaching qualification. She has also taught courses on felt making and block printing as well as patchwork. Margo is passionate about all aspects of textiles and enjoys creating the same enthusiasm in others

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Getting there

Royal Victoria Place
300 Victoria Road
Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TWL/78425/H/NC.
Course Code: TWL/78425/H/NC Book Now

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