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An exciting course exploring the properties of ordinary printed paper and turning it into a glorious designer evening bag. By mixing prepared magazine papers together with lining, stitch, wax and a little silk embellishment, you will create a unique accessory that you will be proud to carry on a night out.

WI Member: From £490.00


Non Member: From £540.00



An exciting course exploring the properties of ordinary printed paper and turning it into a glorious designer evening bag. By mixing prepared magazine papers together with lining, stitch, wax and a little silk embellishment, you will create a unique accessory that you will be proud to carry on a night out.

WI Member: From £360.00


Non Member: From £400.00



An exciting course exploring the properties of ordinary printed paper and turning it into a designer book complete with hand painted pages. Using easy techniques, this is a wonderful way to use those discarded magazines to produce a stunning, and useful, item or two!

 

WI Member: From £560.00


Non Member: From £610.00



A relaxing Summer Holiday in French fields without leaving Denman!!

On this course you will create two beautiful pictures depicting typical scenes from the French countryside:

One scene will be a field of stunning sunflowers, and another will depict a beautiful field full of Lavender

Complete with bees!!

These pictures will be created using silk ribbons and embroidery threads to portray typical landscapes full of beautiful blooms and foliage.

The art of sewing using silk ribbons combined with threads is relaxing, easy to learn and has rewarding results. Silk ribbon is also very easy to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff. Packs of silk ribbons will be available to purchase from the tutor.

This course is for the beginner as well as the more experienced stitcher.

Please bring….

Basic Sewing kit.

Embroidery threads, there will be a good selection of embroidery threads provided.

Embroidery hoop 5”/6” and there will be hoops to borrow or buy

Silk ribbons if you have them, but packs will be available for £15, including the background silk.

Any inspirational seascape pictures or photos.

Double sided tape.

Hoops will be available to borrow or purchase from the tutor and background fabric and packs of ribbons will be available to purchase for approx.£15

Also mounts and frames will be available to purchase from the tutor at approx. £10 per picture

WI Member: From £330.00


Non Member: From £370.00



This is a relaxing, experimental course making a beautiful folded book cover in lace and strong linen, decorated with simple hand stitching and a little machine work if you choose. The. Choice is yours. The pages will be coloured in a very simple method to compliment your journal, then different techniques will be demonstrated to create interesting items to add to your beautiful book. Students can work at their own pace, with plenty of tuition and fun!

WI Member: From £360.00


Non Member: From £400.00



Using magazine pictures, photos and samples of ribbon work for inspiration, as well as demonstrations of flowers and foliage, create your own Topiary Tree full of beautiful blooms!

A background can be lightly sponged on with paint before flower stitches are added to give a guide to your design.
Silk ribbon is very easy and quick to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff.

This piece could then be framed or finished as a book cover, cushion etc. at a later date.

WI Member: From £360.00


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This is a relaxing course and suitable for the absolute beginner as well as the more experienced embroiderer.Using pictures, photos and samples of ribbon work for inspiration, as well as demonstrations of flowers and foliage, create your own Tree complete with a very handsome Partridge! A background can be lightly sponged on with paint before flower stitches are added to give a guide to your design. Silk ribbon is very easy and quick to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff. Needle felting is an easy technique using a barbed needle and a little wool. This piece could then be framed on the course or finished as a book cover, cushion etc. at a later date.

Please bring…. 

Basic Sewing kit.
Embroidery threads, although a range of coloured threads will be free to use.
Embroidery hoop 5” if you have one. There will be some available to buy or borrow.
Silk ribbons if you have them
Double sided sellotape.

Additional costs…
Silk Noile for the base material will be available for £1 a piece.
Packs of dyed silk ribbon will be available for £7  per pack
Hoops will also be available to purchase or borrow

Embroidery threads will be available to use.
Mounts will be available to purchase for £2.50p

Felting needles and Wool will be provided free.

If you require further information, please contact Denman on 01865 391991.

WI Member: From £360.00


Non Member: From £400.00



WI Member: From £360.00


Non Member: From £400.00



The art of sewing using silk ribbons combined with threads is relaxing, easy to learn and has rewarding results. Create beautiful seascapes and landscapes on this course, which can be framed, used as book covers or on a cushion at a later date.

Using magazine pictures and samples of ribbon work for inspiration, as well as demonstrations of flowers and foliage, create your own stunning sea/landscape interpretations.

A background can be lightly sponged on with paint before flower details are added. Silk ribbon is very easy to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff.

Please bring a sewing kit and various embroidery threads.

Also any silk ribbons although packs of silk ribbons will be available to purchase from the tutor.

Please bring….

Basic Sewing kit.

Embroidery threads but there will be a good selection to use.

Embroidery hoop 4/5” if you have

Silk ribbons if you have them, but packs will be available to purchase

Double sided tape

A few small beads.

Any inspirational seascape pictures or photos.

Hoops will be available to borrow or purchase from the tutor and background fabric and packs of ribbons will be available to purchase for approx.£8

WI Member: From £360.00


Non Member: From £400.00



Silk ribbon is very easy to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff. Ribbon stitches are easy to master and as there are only a few to learn your picture will “grow” quite quickly.

A background can be applied using an easy paint technique before flower/grass details are added, so the picture is roughly outlined to help guide the embroidered details.

The technique of dying silk ribbons in the microwave will be demonstrated to enable students to continue the craft at home if desired.

The finished piece can be framed or used as an inset on a book cover, cushion etc.

 

NOTES FOR STUDENTS

Please bring….

Sewing kit.

Embroidery threads

Embroidery hoop 5/6”  if you have one.

Silk ribbons if you have them, packs of silk ribbons will be available to purchase.

A few beads or sequins

Any inspirational pictures or photos.

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Non Member: From £400.00



Using photos and samples of ribbon work for inspiration, as well as demonstrations of flowers and foliage, create your own interpretation of your chosen corner of Denman’s beautiful grounds with silk ribbons and embroidery threads. Silk ribbon is very easy to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff. A background can be lightly sponged on with paint before flower details are added, all flower stitches will be demonstrated then you can “plant” your garden at your own pace. This piece will be framed in a  frame ready to take home. Packs of silk ribbons will be available to purchase from the tutor, for £25 including your Frame.

WI Member : From £330.00


Non Member: From £370.00



Using pictures and samples of ribbon work for inspiration, as well as demonstrations of flowers and foliage, create your own embellished Photograph.

There will be photos of Denman College, ready for you to design and stitch a beautiful garden around the house, or you could bring a personal photo of family, animals, or a favourite scene to enhance with flowers!!

All flower stitches will be demonstrated then you can “plant” your garden at your own pace.

This piece will then be mounted ready and framed on the course, if you wish, or at a later date.

Silk ribbon is very easy to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff.

 

Please bring….

Basic Sewing kit.

Embroidery threads although a good selection will be provided.

Embroidery hoop 4/5”

Silk ribbons if you have them, but a pack will be available to purchase.

Any inspirational photos.

Double sided tape.

 

Additional costs…

Packs of dyed silk ribbon will be available for £8 per pack

The backing “sheets” are £2.50 each

Hoops will also be available to purchase or borrow.

Mounts are available for £2.50

WI Member: From £360.00


Non Member: From £400.00



 A relaxing course using silk ribbons and embroidery threads to create a stunning garden full of beautiful blooms. The College garden will be an inspiration for the various designs, including roses, daises, irises as well as foliage. A course for beginners and the experienced embroiderer a like.

Using magazine pictures and samples of ribbon work for inspiration, as well as demonstrations of flowers and foliage, create your own interpretation of beautiful blooms. A background can be lightly sponged on with paint before flower details are added,  all flower stitches will be demonstrated then you can “plant” your garden at your own pace. This piece will then be mounted ready to frame at a later date. Silk ribbon is very easy to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff.

Please bring a sewing kit and various embroidery threads. Also any silk ribbons although packs of silk ribbons will be available to purchase from the tutor.

Notes for Students

Please bring:

  • Sewing kit
  • Embroidery threads
  • Embroidery hoop 4/5”
  • Silk ribbons if you have them
  • A few beads
  • Any inspirational pictures or photos.

Additional costs:

  • Silk Noil for the base material will be available for£1 a piece
  • Packs of dyed silk ribbon will be available for £6 per pack
  • Hoops will also be available to purchase or borrow
  • Threads, paint etc. will be provided

WI Member: From £360.00


Non Member: From £400.00



Create your own beautiful “Poppy Field” on this relaxing course, using silk ribbons and threads, with time to work at your own pace.
The background will be sponged on with paint to create the scene, and then the ribbon and threads stitches can be added to complete your unique images, mounted and ready to frame!
All stitches will be explained step by step, as well as some extra “flowers” for future projects.

WI Member: From £360.00


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Using magazine pictures and samples of ribbon work for inspiration, as well as demonstrations of flowers and foliage, create your own interpretation of beautiful blooms. A background can be lightly sponged on with paint before flower details are added, and there will be a choice of a bouquet or garland of flowers. This piece can then be mounted, ready to frame at a later date. Silk ribbon is very easy to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff. Please bring a sewing kit, silk ribbons will be available to purchase from the tutor.

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A relaxing course making a unique picture using silk ribbons and embroidery threads to create a beautiful bluebell wood. Using photos and ribbon embroidery samples for inspiration as well as tutor demonstrations, it will be wonderful to see various scenes come to life using a few simple stitches. There will also be a demonstration on dying silk ribbons in the microwave so any colour ribbon will be available! A course for beginners and the experienced embroiderer alike.

WI Member: From £360.00


Non Member: From £400.00



Imagine a flower border filled with stunning tall Delphiniums in all shades of blue and some pink, interspersed with white and lemon coloured Daises, all created in silk ribbon and thread. Silk ribbon is very soft and malleable, so is easy and quick to work with, forming beautiful flowers with ease! Your unique picture will be mounted ready to be framed at a later date. This course is suitable for beginners.

WI Member: From £300.00


Non Member: From £340.00



This relaxing course using Silk Ribbons and threads is a lovely way to spend time stitching stunning flowers, at your own pace. Resulting in a beautiful unique piece of work. Ribbon embroidery grows quickly and is easy as the silk ribbon is very malleable and enjoyable to use.

This course is for beginners as well as the more experienced embroiderer.

WI Member : From £460.00


Non Member: From £515.00



The art of sewing using silk ribbons combined with threads is relaxing, easy to learn and has rewarding results. Create beautiful seascapes and landscapes on this course, which can be framed, used as book covers or on a cushion at a later date.

Using magazine pictures and samples of ribbon work for inspiration, as well as demonstrations of flowers and foliage, create your own stunning sea/landscape interpretations.

A background can be lightly sponged on with paint before flower details are added. Silk ribbon is very easy to use as it is soft and malleable, while other materials can be too stiff.

Please bring a sewing kit and various embroidery threads.

Also any silk ribbons although packs of silk ribbons will be available to purchase from the tutor.

Please bring….

Basic Sewing kit.

Embroidery threads but there will be a good selection to use.

Embroidery hoop 4/5” if you have

Silk ribbons if you have them, but packs will be available to purchase

Double sided tape

A few small beads.

Any inspirational seascape pictures or photos.

Hoops will be available to borrow or purchase from the tutor and background fabric and packs of ribbons will be available to purchase for approx.£8

WI Member: From £360.00


Non Member: From £400.00



A relaxing course creating a unique picture using silk ribbons and embroidery threads to create a stunning group of beautiful snowdrops. Snowdrops are such a wonderful sight to herald in a new year, and are very easy to stitch! A course for beginners and the experienced embroiderer alike.

WI Member: From £445.00


Non Member: From £505.00



This experimental fun course is all about how heat, with an iron or hot gun, can transform layered fabrics into exciting textured new materials!

Easy techniques will all be demonstrated and a beautiful little hot bag will be made from one of the newly created fabrics. All unique in every way.

This course is for the complete beginner as well as the more experience stitcher.

WI Member: From £460.00


Non Member: From £515.00



This is a chance to explore all the products you may have purchased but have not had time to experiment with! Using various fabrics including felt, denim, calico combined with bondaweb, misty fuse, tyvek, and lutradur, there will be time to discover how various combinations react to heat when using an iron or heat gun and enjoy the amazing results! Each technique will be demonstrated and there will be plenty of time to experiment at your own pace. Please bring: A few textile paints/brushes. Rubber gloves. Apron or old shirt. Black bin bag. Non-stick baking parchment. Scissors. Heat Gun (if you have one). Small pieces of cotton/calico plain or patterned. Sheer nylon fabric if you have some. Additional costs: Lutradurs, tyvek, bondaweb, misty fuse, fusible film and kunin felt will all be in a pack to purchase for £6. Paints/brushes, non-stick parchment will be provided for small charge £2. If you require further information, please contact Denman on 01865 391 991.

WI Member: From £360.00


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This is a fun experimental course with a chance to use all the pieces of your material stashed away and transform them into beautiful blooms!! By twisting strips of various fabrics and couching them down in random circles with machine stitch onto denim, a riot of stunning "flowers" will be created. This decorated fabric can then be made into a simple bag ready to use with pride! All techniques will be demonstrated and there will be time to work at your own pace.

WI Member : From £620.00


Non Member: From £680.00



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