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Jane Matthews – (Fine Embroidery)

www.jemdesign.co.uk
  • was a York Minster broderer for many years
  • very experienced teaching mixed media and stitching techniques
  • designer and tutor of Stitched Beaded Jewellery at workshops in the UK and aboard cruise ships
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“Very knowledgeable tutor, who is very generous with her expertise and excellent at passing on the skills required to all abilities.”
“Amazing – tutor brilliant and very knowledgeable, no room for improvement.”
“Another very enjoyable course with a very helpful and knowledgeable tutor.”

Upcoming Courses

May 2017

GOLDWORK

May 17th at 18:30 to May 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Goldwork covers all aspects of embroidery using metal threads and materials. Introducing beginners to the basic techniques and encouraging the experienced to develop their designs, everyone can work at their own pace with individual expert guidance throughout. Jane Matthews (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/jane-matthews) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 STITCHED BEADED JEWELLERY follows.

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STITCHED BEADED JEWELLERY

May 19th at 18:30 to May 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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This course is designed to give pleasure to all students; those who are new to stitched beaded jewellery will enjoy the thrill of making their first piece and the more experienced will have the opportunity to develop their skills and progress to an advanced level. There will be several projects to choose from to satisfy all abilities from basic stitches and their development through to freeform techniques. GOLDWORK precedes this. Jane Matthews (ex-York Minster broderer) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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July 2017

STITCHED & BEADED CLUTCH BAG

July 19th at 18:30 to July 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Whether you struggle to thread a needle or have lots of stitching experience this project is for you. Working with space dyed knitting ribbon you'll cover the surface with any stitch to create this beautiful bag and embellish with beads or more stitches. Jane Matthews (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/jane-matthews) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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September 2017

STUMPWORK

September 13th at 18:30 to September 15th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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Stitch traditional Elizabethan Stumpwork creating insects, fruit, small animals & flowers worked in coloured silks & metallic threads on a heavy silk background. For a modern piece, any raised design is considered to be stumpwork and inspiration can be taken from a book, picture or photograph using any fabric and threads you'd like to add texture to your project. Jane Matthews (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/jane-matthews) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 BEAD EMBROIDERY follows.

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BEAD EMBROIDERY

September 15th at 18:30 to September 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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An introduction to Bead Embroidery. Beads of all shapes and sizes, cabochons and buttons are used to create a stunning freestyle piece of work with fabulous surfaces. Your creation could become a hanging, panel, pendant, box lid, bracelet or feature for a book cover - whatever you would like it to be. Every piece is unique! Jane Matthews (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/jane-matthews) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162 STUMPWORK precedes this.

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