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Convenors Meeting April 2018 Wollongong

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Creative Contemporary Embroidery- Metal Thread 

Tutor

Sharyn Hutchens

Duration 3 days
Dates Second Saturday in Feb, March, April   2018
Fees Members $400      Non-Members $480
Fees Due By
Venue  76 Queen St, Concord West

Metal Thread Embroidery is the first of the elective modules to be offered as part of the new Contemporary Stitch & Design Course and can be studied either as a stand-alone subject or as part of the Certificated Course. 

Anyone wishing to explore the potential of contemporary metal thread embroidery in their work is invited to enrol. Historical and present-day styles and techniques will be studied as part of this module. Metal Thread Embroidery or Goldwork as it is popularly known, is currently undergoing a resurgence in popularity not least in the fashion and art worlds and today’s practitioners are experimenting with different materials not formerly associated with this technique.             

A basic knowledge of metal thread embroidery is required. For those unfamiliar with the correct way to prepare a frame for metal thread embroidery, a one-day workshop is being held on Friday 12 January 2018 and it is recommended that students attend this day as framing up is not part of the module. 



 


 
   

Enrol in this Workshop

You can book a place in this workshop by contacting the Embroiderers' Guild NSW.

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

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