To enrol: https://bookwhen.com/dunedinwea/e/ev-slx3-20231126093000
In the Slow Stitching Vessels class, artist Chrissy Hollamby will be guiding you through the lovely process of creating your own vessel - a very individual work of art! Slow stitching is simply taking a piece of fabric, needle and thread and using simple stitch marks upon the textile, following the the flow of your fabric, your mind, your thought process. There is no set pattern to follow, no stitching lines to mark up, so you really can't do it wrongly!
Instead, you learn to listen to your innate sense of creativity and allow your hands to guide you. It can provide a sense of community and connection with others who also enjoy the practice, and allows us all to slow down. The most common stitch used for slow stitching is running stitch - this is the simplest of stitches, and a very easy stitch to master.
To create your vessel, we will be using slow stitching and you will also learn the following:
Course requirements: A desire to create something (no perfection required)!
If the class is full but you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email Nicola at email@example.com or add yourself to the waiting list on BookWhen.
Here is a list of items you will need for this class. Please use scraps if you can, or recycle where possible, and feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.
Fabric required for the base:
You could also use a heavy weight cotton like drill or denim if you have an old pair of jeans you don’t want, or felt. We double the thickness to give stability so be aware it will be hard to sew through and choose your needles accordingly.
Scraps of fabric in the colour range you wish to choose
Other things you may like to add:
All students agree to comply with DWEA Terms and Conditions which can be found here: https://dunedinwea.org.nz/terms-and-conditions/ and Code of Conduct: https://dunedinwea.org.nz/code-of-conduct/
The cost is $45 for the course. Please note that this is due at least 7 days before the start date of your class. This is payable by credit card via Paypal or internet banking. If you are enrolling less than 7 days before the class starts, please pay immediately.