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Contemporary Whitework

Tutor Helen Parsons          

 Sat 12 and Sun 13 January 2019  10.00am to 3.30pm  

Venue 76 Queen St Concord West 
Fees Members $150    Non-Members $180
Fees due by  Thu 30 November 2018



Explore Contemporary Whitework,develop  designs, and be guided on threads, fabrics, stitches and techniques to use in your work.  

Start with an introduction to the history of traditional Whitework and the stitches used, as well as Helen's Contemporary Whitework research and practice, including her 2018 exhibition Lives across the Centuries: the untold stories. You will be introduced to artists whose practice is influenced by these methods, and their work, to draw inspiration from. 

Experiment with fabrics, papers, threads and stitches to create samples using surface stitchery, lacy holes and needle lace, pulled and drawn work, and layering used in traditional and contemporary whitework. The use of fabric and thread, both traditional and unconventional, will be demonstrated.

Skill level:  All

Enrol in this Class
You can book a place in this class by
contacting the Embroiderers' Guild NSW.

Some classes will have an additional charge for kits - please enquire at the time of booking.

All class bookings are subject to the
Guild's Workshop Policy.