Ribbon Embroidery : A Partridge in a Pear Tree : Marilyn Pipe

WI Member: From £360.00

Non Member: From £400.00


Tutor: Marilyn Pipe

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.

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