An Introduction to Embroidery with Ciara Callaghan

One Day Creative Course




Saturday
10am–4pm
28 November 2020



£70




Safety
We are committed to working with our artists and communities in continuing to provide opportunities for creativity during these challenging times. Together, we have been working throughout lockdown in reconfiguring our courses to ensure the safety of all concerned without compromising on quality. Find out more about our new safety measures.

Gift vouchers available

Please read our Covid-19 Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Who is this class suitable for?
Ages 16+
Suitable for all skill levels.

What will be covered in the class?
Join artist tutor Ciara Callaghan in this one day introductory course to embroidery. Learn techniques including how to transfer an image onto your fabric ready to embroider, how to prepare your fabric in a hoop, basic foundation embroidery stitches, and how to use these stitches to build a textured and interesting piece of fibre art.

The workshop will have an Autumnal theme with students creating their own version of a botanical seasonal wreath. 
In the six hours we would look at how to transfer an image onto fabric, how to prepare a hoop, learn some basic embroidery stitches and take home a project which they participants have started and have learnt the skills to complete in their own time.

What’s included?
All materials included. Each participant will take home a hoop, embroidery threads and needles to continue their work at home.

Location
Art Room, only accessible using stairs.

Tutor 
Ciara Callaghan is a fibre artist based in Milton Keynes. She uses needlework and natural dyeing to explore themes around female empowerment, dream imagery and fluxes of reality.

Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance refunds will be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.

In acknowledgement of these exceptional times, Milton Keynes Arts Centre has amended its refund policy on a temporary basis. Students are now entitled for refunds in the following circumstances:

  1. If you are unable to attend a class as you are showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  2. If you are unable to attend a class as someone you live with is showing coronavirus-like symptoms
  3. If Milton Keynes Arts Centre cancels or postpones classes.

Refunds shall be made on the basis of every class students have missed.

In all other instances outside of these circumstances, bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.


Milton Keynes Arts Centre
Parklands
Milton Keynes
MK14 5DZ


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