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Tutor Annette Meldrum
Duration 2 days
Dates

Sat 16 & Sun 17 November

Fees $200 Members | $160 Non-Members 
Fees Due By 16 Oct 2019
Venue  76 Queen St, Concord West

Geometric needle run embroidery on net. Make a scarf or runner.

This class will explore the geometric needle run, counted thread tradition that was widely worked in Colonial Australia when materials were scarce, but mosquito netting was readily available. Women sought to decorate their homes using the meagre supplies available.

Patterns are mostly running stitch, over/under each bar of the net or sometimes both bars either side of a single hole of the net. We will follow patterns by counting the bars or meshes. 

This technique is simple and relaxing and will be a favourite!  I will provide the net, patterns and notes at a cost of $30 per student.

Skill level: All levels

Kit: $30

 
 

Enrol in this Workshop

You can book a place in this workshop by contacting the Embroiderers' Guild NSW.

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

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