Experimental Machine Embroidery (Foundation/6hr/EXTRA)


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A day's introduction to free machine and hand embroidery in the Dry Textile Workshop of Gray's School of Art.

Learn the basic and essential skills required to create experimental hand or machine embroidery in your own imaginative designs.

This course will enable you to explore the innovatve possibilities of using a sewing machine as a sketching tool.

This course will help you to gain confidence in using a sewing machine to practice free machine stitches. You will learn and practice:

• Straight
• Zig-zag
• Whip stitch

You will explore work by contemporary textile artists for inspiration and ideas. They will then be encouraged to design and stitch a sketch which can be displayed as a mini wall hanging.


Gray's School of Art, the Robert Gordon University


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Gray's Short Course Team GraysShortCourse@rgu.ac.uk