Embroidery Workshop with Yvette Stanton

Saturday 28th May 2022 - Sunday 29th May 2022
Walcha Handmade
6N Derby St
Walcha NSW 2354

Tree of Frisian Whitework Workshop

9am - 4pm Daily
Sat 28 and Sun 29 May

Frisian whitework, which comes from Friesland in the Netherlands, is counted embroidery, where the placement of the stitches is determined by counting the fabric's threads. This panel, which could be used as a cushion front, features a large tree of life and two initials of your choice.

All skill levels are welcome!

2 day class. 9-4pm daily. Short morning tea break and 3/4 hour lunch break.

About Yvette Stanton

Yvette Stanton is the author of ten instructional embroidery books, with most focusing on historical needlework, as well as two stitch dictionaries. Her newest book is "Frisian Whitework: Dutch Embroidery from Friesland" from which this is one of the projects. Yvette spent time at the Fries Museum in the Netherlands studying many examples of the work as research for her book.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the Walcha region and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders – past, present and emerging – of the Dunghutti nation, and acknowledge the important role Indigenous Peoples continue to play within our community.

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