Dunedin Workshops

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Margaret Light
Ivy

Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 March

N.B This class is PRIOR to Wanaka Weekend

2017_Dunedin_Ivy Explore and expand your knowledge of Crewel work fillings when you work on this design drawn from sprigs of ivy growing in the wild. One ply wools have been used to achieve fine detail for the fillings, and these are balanced by traditional crewel work stitching for the flowers and buds. Skill level – Intermediate – assumed knowledge of basic surface stitches. Design size 32 cm x 24 cm. Cushion size 35cm x 27cm.
Kit Cost: $55.00

Margaret Light
Rosehip needle case

Class Full

Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 March

N.B This class is PRIOR to Wanaka Weekend

2017_Dunedin_Rosehip The needlecase is worked in 1 ply woollen thread on linen, measuring 15 x 15 cm folded and is trimmed with an edging of Palestrina stitch in soft green. Inside, the rosehip border decorates the needlepacket pockets with green wool/ cashmere needlepages above. Skill level – Intermediate
Kit Cost: $80.00

Peta McMillan
Deruta

Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 March

2017_Dunedin_Deruta Deruta is a small town in Italy. This technique is a cross between drawn and filet embroidery. Suitable for intermediate to advanced students.

Anne Marie Moorhead
Or Nue Grasshopper

Thursday 23 & Friday 24 March

2017_Dunedin_Grasshopper This little critter was adapted from a motif on a Chinese snuff box. Using Or Nue techniques, stranded silks add colour and life to this picture.