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Join our embroidery specialists for more exiting workshops.

Saturday 23th March 2019 - 10h30 to 16h30 at Z-arts Manchester.
Tickets: 75.00 including the embroidery kit.

Silk shading also known as "peinture a l'aiguille (needle painting)" is used to create a shading of colour with different shades of thread.

This class is designed for students to discover the art of silk shading. You will learn the outline the counters of the design and also the long and short stitch. Afterwards you will learn how to blend three colours smoothly. Students will work to a floral pattern.

This class includes a kit with white fabric, beautiful silk threads, Swarovski crystals, glass beads and needles.

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The aim of this class is to be able to create shading and follow the movement of a shape.

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What you need

Equipment: Students are advised to bring small scissors and white polyester thread.

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Saturday 23 March at 10:00 to 16:00

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Did you know?

Nearly 20 years before the first sewing machine was patented by Isaac Singer in 1846, Frenchman†Josue Heilmann†invented a hand embroidery machine.

Find your way there

335 Stretford Rd, Manchester M15 5ZA, UK

The Host

Atelier Saint Clare is a specialist Bespoke Hand Embroidery company. Our Specialists has over 10 years expertise in producing high quality, luxurious and innovative design pieces. The company offers design and embroidery services as well as private and group tutoring. It also supplies swatches and design pieces to multinational design houses such as Dior, Chanel and Valentino.

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