Harvest Mouse Embroidery Workshop (Two-day)
9th October 2020 – 10th October 2020
Harvest Mouse two-day Embroidery Workshop, Friday and Saturday 9-10 October 2020, 10am-4pm, £150
Little harvest mouse, hidden among the traditional hedgerow flowers and grasses of England. Did you know…. The tiny harvest mouse lives in long tussocky grassland, reedbeds, hedgerows, farmland and around woodland edges. It is mainly vegetarian, eating seeds and fruits. Harvest mice build a spherical nest of tightly woven grass, high-up in the tall grasses. Females will give birth to around six young
Learn new skills and become absorbed and fascinated by this ancient art of narrative embroidery, with a modern twist
This embroidery workshop, uses the unique Quaker Tapestry woollen fabric.
This exclusive workshop will provide you with the basic crewel work stitches used within the Quaker Tapestry: Stem, Split, Chain, Quaker and Peking Knot. In a relaxed and friendly environment our tutors will guide you through the stitches. Helping you work towards an embroidered picture to finish at home. You don’t need to have any experience in embroidery before you attend the workshop. For those of you who have done some stitching before, this is an opportunity to learn something new and refresh your skills
What’s included in the workshop
Stitch Kit – Our workshop kit has all the materials needed to create and finish a stitched picture. The kit includes: stitching guidelines, finishing tips sheets, our exclusive Woollen fabric and Calico cloth, crewel needles and Appletons crewel embroidery wool thread. All the preparation is done for you so we’ll be starting stitching straight away!
Equipment – There will be equipment available for you to use during the workshop, some of which is available to purchase from our shop and website
Refreshments – Hot drinks and biscuits are ‘on-tap’ throughout the session and lunch is available to buy from our on-site Cafe
FREE entry to the Quaker Tapestry Museum for all attendees on the days of the workshop
Further information and bookings
The easiest and most convenient way to enrol on our workshops is via our website. Alternatively you can contact our helpful office staff on 01539 722975
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