VINTAGE HOME: The Art of Embroidery - Silk shading with Jo Dixey

VINTAGE HOME: The Art of Embroidery - Silk shading with Jo Dixey

During this 1 day silk shading class with world-renowned textile artist Jo Dixey, you will be introduced to the art of blending different shades of thread within Long and Short stitch. This technique has been used for centuries to create stitched images that have the appearance of being painted.

Learn more about Jo and her work here 

 

$110/$100 LH Friend


Materials

Background fabric, this can be cotton or silk, not textured. Pale colours are easier to work on.

Washed calico

8” Hoop

Stranded cotton, 3 shades of a colour ( light, medium and dark) for each flower

Normal sewing kit

Size 10 crewel/embroidery needles

Pencil and notebook

V.JDA1: The Art of Embroidery - Silk Shading with Jo Dixey
Sunday, 21 May 2017 - Sunday, 21 May 2017
10am - 4pm
Lake House Arts Centre

37 Fred Thomas Drive,
Takapuna, Auckland 0622

Phone: 09 486 4877

Email: info@lakehousearts.org.nz

Phone Cafe: 09 486 0802

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Office
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 4pm

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