Stumpwork Embroidery Inspired by Tudor Textiles with Annette Bolton
This course is part of Dillington Discoveries Summer week.
Stumpwork is a three-dimensional embroidery technique which became very popular in the 16th and 17th centuries and was used on book bindings, mirrors, pictorial embroideries and most famously caskets. We will take inspiration from historical examples, looking at design, history and the use of stitches.
During the week you will be able to work on your own piece of embroidery and include a variety of hand stitches, raised work techniques and needlelace.
Course runs from Dinner on Sunday to Lunch on Friday.
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.
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