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Embroidered Tea and Cake

Godalming Classes are booking up FAST so why not start a New Year with a new skill and meet like minded creative people?
Classes are held at Studio 22, Woodside Park, Catteshall Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1LP

The Introduction to Embroidery Class on Saturday the 16th of January went really well. All students learned a lot of new skills in a relaxed setting and many have booked on the forthcoming classes. The lemon drizzle and poppy seed cake seemed to go down a storm as well! Images below of happy students working on their embroideries in a cosy warm studio.

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2016-01-16 14.23.35The next class links to the Introduction to Embroidery tea cup  class and I have a few spaces available on the 6th of February. Details as below.

Developing Introduction to Embroidery – Saturday the 6th of February- 10am – 4pm -Cost of £75
Developing Introduction to Embroidery class takes your stitch knowledge further and allows you to explore the vast array of stitches and wide variety of techniques on offer. You will learn stitches such as satin, padded satin, herringbone,chain, French Knots, seeding and many more. Working to a set design inspired by Clarice Cliff in a Spring Crocus theme, I will provide all the materials and equipment you need.

P1050973Monogramming your own choice of letter with Whitework Embroidery – Saturday the 12th of March – 10am – 4pm – Cost of £75
Traditionally worked with white thread on white fabric and used for bridal and christening wear and ecclesiastical embroidery.
You will learn the Fine Art of working a monogram in your own choice of initial and use a combination of Whitework hand embroidery techniques such as Pulled Thread Work, Trailing, Satin Stitch, Padded Satin Stitch, Stem Stitch, to create a beautiful monogrammed linen.

2015-11-27 09.24.14Classes run in small groups of between 4 – 12 students and all materials are included in the price.
To book onto a class/es please email me at; kate@bespokeembroidery.net or phone me on 07958 189349

Last weekend I taught four lovely ladies smocked cupcake at the RSN. There were lots of techniques that we explored; English smocking, North American Smocking, Suffolk puffs and applique techniques. Some mouthwatering images of the weekends creations to blow the January diets are below.

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Image of students work showing all the differing types of smocking created. I hope to receive images of completed cakes over the next few months!

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Completed Cupcakes

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Smocked Cupcakes with a Kate created Gingerbread house box in background.

For those of you that use Facebook please do keep an eye on my new page that’s specifically for Embroidery. I am trialing an ‘open page’ so you are all more than welcome to upload images and comment. You can access both twitter and Facebook accounts by clicking on the logos at the top of my website page. Both links will take you straight through to my pages.
Kate Cross

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