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Jan Clark Blue Fairy Wrens class
Tiny Blue Fairy Wrens flitting and chirping in and out of branches are a lovely sight. By building up layers in a variety of techniques you can make your own composition of these little birds.
Time & Location
Aug 26, 2023, 9:00 AM GMT+10 – Aug 27, 2023, 3:00 PM GMT+10
Armidale, 11 Marsh St, Armidale NSW 2350, Australia
About the event
Tiny Blue Fairy Wrens flitting and chirping in and out of branches are a lovely
sight. By building up layers in a variety of techniques you can make your own
composition of these little birds.
This class will cover fabric collage, thread drawing and elements of composition.
You will have an opportunity to make a unique design and learn a simple
process to build complex looking surfaces.
Friday August 25th 6pm-9pm
Saturday July 26 th 9am-3pm (morning & afternoon tea provided )
Tea & Coffee included
Kitchenette facilities available at studio
Class is suitable for intermediate level. Knowledge of free motion sewing is
A sewing machine in good working order with foot control, free motion foot and
Fabric scraps for a background for the birds, preferably pale. Whites, creams,
pale greens/lemons or assorted pastels. Can be lace, organzas, polyesters,
silks. Scraps are fine. The overall size of the project is about 50x60cms so many
scraps in pale colours are sufficient for a collaged background.
You will need a batting/stabiliser such as pellon or thin equivalent. Bring enough
for the class piece and extra for practice.
An embroidery hoop that will fit under the sewing foot. A metal and plastic spring
hoop is best but a thin wooden one or a thin plastic one is OK. About 20cms
About 50cms of Solvy or equivalent and a Sharpie pen. ( this can be purchased from House of Jackson )
Machine sewing needles, Universal or your favourite. And machine threads in a
variety of colours to suit the project. ( this can be purchased from House of Jackson )
For this project the birds will need blue, turquoise, beige, off white, white and
black threads. Please see image to decide your colours. Or the birds can be any
colour you want.A pair of sharp scissors, long quilting pins, pen, notebook or
paper for notes.
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Jan Clark Blue Fairy Wrens
Tiny Blue Fairy Wrens 2 day workshop Dates Friday 25th August 2023 6PM - 9PM Saturday 26th August 2023 9AM - 3PM (morning & afternoon tea provided ) Tea & Coffee included Kitchenette facilities available at studioPriceA$225.00