Stumpwork Embroidery with Annette Bolton



Residential course

Annette Bolton

14 August 2022 to 19 August 2022

£274 Non-residential fee, £780 Single bedroom or shared occupancy, £890 Double bedroom single occupancy

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This course is part of Dillington Discoveries Summer/Autumn week.

This course will explore the beautiful and fascinating sixteenth century raised embroidery technique known as Stumpwork. The theme will be set around flora and fauna from a summer meadow, poppies, cornflowers, daisies, grasses, foxgloves and of course there are many unusual flowers to investigate as well. The course will also include a variety of ways to include Bees, Caterpillars and Beatles etc, looking at historical examples for inspiration.

This course is suitable for all abilities.

Course runs from Dinner on Sunday to Lunch on Friday.

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.

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All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled by Dillington House. See our Terms and conditions for more information.