Schwalm Embroidery



Residential course

Annette Bolton

6 June 2022 to 8 June 2022

From £240 Non-residential fee

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Schwalm Embroidery is a beautiful German whitework technique, named after the river Schwalm. A form of late eighteenth to nineteenth century embroidery, incorporating surface stitches, pulled fabric, drawn thread, etc, the usual traditional designs include tulips, hearts, flowers, fruit, leaves and birds.

On this course you will have an opportunity to work on a small design that would be suitable for a pincushion, needlebook or to be framed.

Suitable for all abilities.

Residential Fees From: £358.   Non Residential: £240

Course runs from Dinner on Monday to Lunch on Wednesday.

Tutor information

Annette Bolton studied City and Guilds in a variety of subjects covering beading, hand and machine embroidery, Stumpwork, mixed media and design.  She has been teaching for over 25 years including City and Guilds in Stumpwork. She has a great passion for her subject, a regular contributor to stitching and beading magazines, as well as being a registered tutor for the learning curve at Alexandra Palace and the Great British Bead Show.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.