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Starting Machine Embroidery from the Beginning

17 March at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£35

With Maggie Harling

Saturday 17th March 2018, 10am – 4pm

Working with the feed up and using the straight, satin and automatic stitch options on your sewing machine, explore and extend the possibilities of even the simplest stitches to create stunning results ready to use in your own, creative, future projects.

Demonstrations will feature throughout the day showing you how to accomplish a variety of distinctive results.

Plenty of visual aids will be shown to illustrate, with a little bit of experimentation, the many different effects to be achieved using basic machine embroidery techniques.

By the end of the workshop you will have a sampler of various machine embroidery techniques as a valuable reference.

  • £35 for this full day workshop, payable in advance.

  • Free refreshments provided throughout the day, but bring or buy your own lunch.

  • £4 materials cost payable to the tutor on the day of the class.

Equipment & Materials

You will need to bring:

  • Sewing machine with standard presser foot, selection of different size machine needles
  • Sewing machine manual, if available
  • Scissors, threads of a suitable quality for sewing machine
  • Three bobbins ready wound with different colour threads. Three bobbins left empty
  • Notebook/paper, pencil

All other materials will be provided by the tutor for an additional cost of £4, payable on the day of the class

Tickets

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Machine Embroidery - Adult Admission£35.00

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Details

Date:
17 March
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£35
Classes Category:

Tutor

Maggie Harling

Venue

Braintree Community Centre – Hall
19-21 Bocking End
Braintree, CM7 9AH
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Information for Students

Some parking is available to the rear of the Centre. If you have equipment to bring in, you can access the building directly into the main hall through the doors in the car park. If the doors aren’t open, please inform the office you have arrived and the doors will be opened for you.

If you think you may have access difficulties please let us know in advance, as we have accessible facilities available. Accessible toilets are available on the ground floor. Wheelchair access is through the door on the front of the Centre.

Free tea & coffee will be provided. Don’t forget to bring your lunch or you can choose to visit one of the many cafes and takeaways in town.

Please wear suitable clothing, and if you’re bringing any electrical equipment please ensure that it is in good working order with a solid plug and undamaged wiring – check it before you come!

Payment

The class fee for this full-day workshop is £35. Class fees should be paid in advance by cash, cheque or preferably card (which can be done over the phone).

Cheques will be cashed two weeks before the date of the class, once we are sure the class will run, and should be made payable to Braintree & Bocking Community Association.

There may be an additional cost for appropriate materials, which if applicable, should be paid to the tutor on the day of the class – please check the class details.

Cancellation policy

Fees are non-refundable from two weeks before the class unless we can sell the space to another student (subject to a minimum of six students booked). Fees may be transferable at our discretion.

Please understand that the Centre cannot afford to run classes at a loss, since we are a charity. As such, classes may be cancelled if we are unable to achieve a minimum of 6 students. If this is the case, you will be informed two weeks before the date of the class and your fee will be refunded.

 

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