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Creative Embroidery – Dove one day workshop – in Kendal
November 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm£60.00
Steeped in symbolism for religion and moral viewpoints and widely regarded as representing peace and love, bring some tranquillity to your day by stitching this stunning Dove design.
Immerse yourself in this exclusive one day workshop learning stitches in good company. Make a break out of your visit, exploring picturesque historic Kendal or The Lakes. If you need a place to stay please see our local accommodation page
Learn new skills and become absorbed and fascinated by this ancient art of narrative embroidery, with a modern twist.
This workshop provides you with the six basic stitches used within the Quaker Tapestry: Stem, Split, Chain, Quaker, Bayeux Point, Peking Knot.
In a relaxed and friendly environment our tutors will guide you through the stitches. Helping you work towards an embroidered picture to finish at home. You don’t need to have any experience in embroidery before you attend the workshop. For those of you who have done some stitching before, this is an opportunity to learn something new and refresh your skills.
Stitch Kit – You will be provided with our workshop kit consisting of all the materials needed to create and finish a stitched picture including: stitching guidelines, finishing tips sheets, calico cloth, crewel needle and Appletons crewel embroidery wool.
Equipment – There will be equipment available for you to use during the workshop.
Refreshments – Hot drinks and biscuits are ‘on-tap’ throughout the session and lunch is available to buy from our on-site Cafe.
FREE entry to the Quaker Tapestry Museum for all attendees on the day of the workshop.
Further information and bookings
The easiest and most convenient way to enrol on our workshops is via our website. Alternatively you can contact our helpful office staff on 01539 722975