Intermediate Goldwork Evening Course
Next Course Dates: Wednesday 16th August, 30th August and 13th September ; 6:30pm to 8:30pm
This course is perfect for those who have completed the Goldwork Beginners Course and would like to take their work to the next level.
With such a wide variety of techniques within this speciality the Gold work Intermediate course will focus primarily on cut-work and develop you skills in various techniques within this wonderfully versatile skill.
Mainly focusing on the most popular of gold work techniques this course will teach you a huge variety of stitches to use within your work. With a little recap on the cutwork techniques from the beginners class, the course then moves on to more advanced stitches. The initial part of this course will focus on stitch direction, length and consistency, the most essential part of cutwork and then will introduce more creative textures and skills!
Cutwork over string and burden stitches are a wonderful way to vary texture and the course will show you these extremely flexible techniques. Developing your skill in raising to then show how it can be hidden and exposed to create new and exciting textures.
You be given the choice between two designs shown in the images which are listed below, and will learn the techniques for your chosen rose throughout the three evening classes:
satin padding with plate edged with pp
passing over card
cutwork for leave
applique with cloth of gold
basket weave with cutwork edged with silk wraped pp
string pud with cutwork
fishbone stiches for leave