Latest News

Podcast - Fibre Talk with April McNee

April McNee, Exhibition and Gallery Coordinator at the Embroiderers' Guild NSW, is the gues..

Yellow Envelope Challenge

Guild Members, if you are looking for an interesting stitching project during this difficult tim..

Membership Renewals

Members - your support is even more important to us during this difficult time, we look forward ..

Colour with Inktense

Tutor Lyall Willis
Duration 2rd Monday of the month -  March -December  10am to 1pm
Fees Members $50 per session | Non-Members $60 per session
Fees Due By 6 weeks prior to workshop
Venue  76 Queen St, Concord West

Colouring Fabric with Inktense Pencils – Would you like to extend your embroidery projects by colouring the background and motifs of a design with Inktense Pencils?

How to use Inktense Pencils: 
  • Learn how to colour with Inktense pencils on paper and fabric and the tools needed to make this easy 
  • Learn how to grade colour in a tonal chart on paper and on fabric, 
  • Make a shaded colour chart with all your pencils on fabric, 
  • Do exercises in mixing colours and shading areas in a design, 
  • Using different tools to transfer a design on fabric and colour it with Inktense pencils, 
  • Learn how to make your colouring with Inktense pencils stay permanent on fabric, 
  • Different fabrics suitable for colouring with Inktense pencils, 
  • Watercolour the background of your design with Inktense pencils and blocks, 
  • The Inktense pencils are permanent with fabric medium and can be washed. 

A program for Colouring with Inktense Pencils 

Study over 8 months a series of classes to explore colouring on fabric with Inktense Pencils

  1. Introduction, fabrics, tools, build a colour chart, tonal exercises and grading of colours on a design.
  2. Colouring a project – Book Mark.
  3. Embroidery and embellishment of coloured designs, make a stitch glossary.
  4. Colourwash a background
  5. Explore elements to make different textures
  6. Watercolour a motif

Skill level: Suitable for all levels




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.