Wonky Houses Workshop | Saturday 13th July 2024

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Kathleen Laurel Sage’s wonky houses workshop is back! Create a charming wall hanging with free motion embroidery and all sorts of embellishments.

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  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • DaySaturday
  • Time10am - 4pm
  • TutorKathleen Laurel Sage
  • BrandColes
  • MonthJuly
  • EAN2024WONKY

Wonky Houses Workshop

Dates: Saturday 13th July 2024
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Price: £56.00
Tutor: Kathleen Laurel Sage
Skill level: Suitable for all abilities, with some basic sewing machine skills needed

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Wonky Houses – Kathleen Laurel Sage’s popular workshop is back for a return visit!
Free Motion Wonky Houses is a charming fun filled workshop where you will create a selection of little house scenes that can all be sewn together to create a small or much larger wall hanging. You will be shown how to create the scenes and how to bring them alive with free motion stitching before embellishing them fully with buttons, beads, and sequins, along with a little simple hand embroidery. This workshop is designed to get you comfortable drawing with your thread in the machine giving great results, suitable for both newcomers and the experienced student.

Equipment Required

Sewing machine
You will be provided with a Husqvarna Viking sewing machine to use during the class. Please note we cannot guarantee specific models.

Optional: if you have one, bring along a Husqvarna Viking free motion spring foot or embroidery R foot, a general sewing foot (A foot) and a clear open toe foot.

Materials and other equipment
• 50cm Vlieseline S80 interfacing
• 50cm Bondaweb
• Baking parchment to protect the ironing board and to place over your fabrics whilst applying the Bondaweb
505 adhesive spray
• A selection of coloured felts to create your houses and trees
• 50cm pale felt to be your background – this could be white, pale pink, pale blue or a combo
• Bobbins to fit your machine or 1x black pre-wound bobbin
• Black rayon machine embroidery thread, such as Gutermann Rayon 40
• A selection of machine embroidery threads, such as Gutermann Rayon 40
Machine embroidery needles size 90
• Buttons, feature buttons, beads and sequins to embellish your scenes
• Hand sewing needles and beading needles
• Hand embroidery thread
• Basic sewing kit to include large and small sharp scissors, hand sewing needles, etc.
• Notebook, pen and pencil

About the tutor – Kathleen Laurel Sage
Kathleen Laurel Sage is a freelance textile artist, designer and enthusiastic embroiderer. Her work ranges from conventional items through relief to exciting three dimensional pieces. Kathleen produces a wide range of embroidered structures which include floral vases and fashion accessories in the form of bags and unique jewellery.
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Availability Places available
Month July
Tutor Kathleen Laurel Sage
Day Saturday
Time 10am - 4pm
Brand Coles