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Monday, November 15, 2010

Bits of News

Hi Folks,
Bits of pre-christmas news…I’ve got a cold but more interesting stuff below

I’m talking to Cherwell Valley Embroiderers Guild on ‘techniques and materials’ The meeting is on Thursday 18th Nov  in the village of Broughton, just outside Banbury at St. Mary’s House, Wykham Lane, ( OX15 5EB). The meeting usually starts around 7pm with coffee and notices etc

I’m teaching one day a month Creative Machine Embroidery at Bramble Patch, Weedon Northamptonshire NN7 4QU Phone  01327 342212

10 Thursdays - 13th Jan, 17th Feb, 17th Mar, 14th April, 12th May, 16th June, 14th July, 8th Sept, 20th Oct, 17th Nov 2011.

This course experiments with free machine embroidery techniques using a variety of threads and techniques. We will begin with the basics learning about your machine and its gadgets, getting the hang of free motion embroidery before then we will start to get experimental, we will aim to create a file or book of samples and reference notes, then work on 2 or 3 finished pieces for exhibition at Bramble Patch later in the year.. Students can be beginners or those who need to be pushed a little with their knowledge and understanding of this exciting and creative subject.


If you’re after some unusual Christmas gifts I will be opening my studio for one day, brooches, cards, books and DVD’S plus lots of other bits and bobs.
Sat 11th Dec
Angie Hughes’ Christmas Open Studio
Lots of goodies and Artworks for sale
Open 10—5

Ledbury Artplace,
5a Worcester Road,
Ledbury
Herefordshire.
HR8 1PL

tel. 01531 633100


Classes still available on the following dates

Sat & Sun 20th & 21st Nov
Exploring Velvet with Angie
I’ve made a DVD with Colouricious on this subject. You will learn how to colour velvet and discharge to create pattern, add a shimmering surface with foils and glitters and experiment with whip stitches, cording and vermicelli to name but a few machine embroidery stitches.

Sat 27th Nov
Machine Embroidery for Beginners
Get yourself going with machine embroidery, demystify the workings of your sewing machine and get to grips with free machine embroidery with and without an embroidery ring.


Sat 4th Dec
Brilliant Buttons with Angie
Have a go at making stitched buttons using self covering systems and trying out my button making machine. A nice fun pre-Christmas workshop for all abilities.





1 comment:

Anne B said...

Interesting about your cold but hardly news! Did you realise you haven't put a date for your talk? I have a pal in Reading who might be interested. Feel better soon.