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Contemporary Whitework 

Tutor Helen Parsons 
Dates

Sat 6 and Sun 7 January 2018 10.00am to 3.30pm  

Venue 76 Queen St Concord West 
Fees Members $150     Non-Members $180
Fees due by  Thu 30 November 2017




A wide variety of whitework techniques have been practised by embroiderers for centuries ranging from the exquisite Ayrshire needlelace techniques of Scotland to the highly textural surface embroidered Mountmellick work of Ireland. Whitework was used traditionally in fashion and household linens. 

Contemporary whitework techniques build on these traditional techniques and stitches using modern threads and fabrics in an innovative way, often combined with unusual materials such as paper and found objects. 

This is a relaxed fun class where participants will learn about the history and techniques of whitework and experiment using beautiful fabrics and threads, either from your own stash or from the Guild’s Threaded Needle shop. There will be plenty of design sources and inspiration available and assistance with design. 

Enrol in this Class
You can book a place in this class by
contacting the Embroiderers' Guild NSW.

Some classes will have an additional charge for kits - please enquire at the time of booking.

All class bookings are subject to the
Guild's Workshop Policy.