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Stitch-In at the Tops 2020

Fri 24 to Sun 26 July 2020 a weekend of stitching in an idyllic setting, Stitch-In No. 9 is coming u..

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.