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Lady Anne’s Needlework Festival · ONLINE 3-16 MAY 2021

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Hazel Blomkamp​

Hazel Blomkamp

United Kingdom

From her home in South Africa, Hazel combines her two passions – a love of needlework and great big slobbery dogs – as such she ensures that any of her designs are fully washable! Hazel runs a busy website, teaches around the world and has written 8 books on needlework. Hazel is notorious for her fun and cheerful ‘can do’ classes and her students will learn useful stitches and their application from this master of needlework.

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We are very lucky to be welcoming Hazel to our festival. Her unique designs are spectacular and her teaching world-renowned.

Hazel's Online Classes

Crazy Patchwork Notebook

Available to stream 3rd May 2021 onwards

Working from Hazel’s book, Hand Stitched Crazy Patchwork, this workshop has been designed to cover as large a variety of techniques that can be done in three days – covering a wide range of embroidery stitches, Needle Tatting, Needlelace, Beading, Ribbon Embroidery and Needleweaving techniques.

The core content of this class will be pre-recorded however a live Zoom support session will be offered during the festival. Full details of course content will be available soon.

Hazel’s online sessions will become available for streaming from 3rd May onwards. You will then have up to one year to access the videos.

25 places available.

Practical information

Level: 
Intermediate/Advanced

Class Price: £320
Kit Price: £195

Kit Includes:
A block of made-up crazy patchwork, threads, ribbons, Miyuki seed and Delica beads, beading thread, tatting shuttle, beading mat, needle book, instructions

Techniques: 
Embroidery, Tatting, Needlelace, Beading, Ribbonwork, Needleweaving

Equipment required:
10 inch hoop on stalk plus barrel clamp/seat or floor frame, embroidery scissors.

Design size:
15 x 23 cm (6 x 9 in)

Page dimensions:
45 x 37.5 cm (17¾  x 14¾ in)

Colin the Rooster

Available to stream 3rd May 2021 onwards

This proud fellow is featured in Hazel’s recent book ‘Crewel Birds’. Colin the Rooster is filled with interesting stitches and techniques which will inspire your stitches for own embroidery designs. Embroider the large variety of stitches and techniques used in this design on a fabric sampler, covering everything in detail meaning you will finish the class with the knowledge needed to create your perfect version.

The core content of this class will be pre-recorded over a series of 61 online classes with Hazel, featuring all the stitches you need to complete this design. A live Zoom support session will also be offered during the festival. Full details of course content will be available soon.

Hazel’s online sessions will become available for streaming from 3rd May onwards. You will then have up to one year to access the videos.

25 places available.

Practical information

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Class Price: £300
Kit price: £180

Kit Includes:
Ground fabric of printed linen/cotton blend, backed with voile and ready to stitch batting pack, threads, beads, crystals, needle pack

Techniques: 
Embroidery, Beading, Needlelace, Needleweaving

Frame requirements:
6 inch hoop on stalk plus barrel clamp/seat or floor frame 43 cm² (17 in²) stretcher bars, embroidery scissors.

Design size:
31 x 28 cm (12 x 11 in)

Fabric size:
45 x 45 cm (17 ¾ x 17 ¾ in)

Tony the Lion

Available to stream 3rd May 2021 onwards

This majestic lion was designed specifically to fit with the historical and heraldic theme of this event. A large variety of stitches and techniques stitches used in this design on a fabric sampler. This will make it possible to cover everything in detail in class and will mean that each person will end the class with the knowledge needed to create their perfect version.

The core content of this class will be pre-recorded over a series of 32 online classes with Hazel, featuring all the stitches you need to complete this design. There will also be a live Zoom support session with Hazel during the festival. Full details of course content will be available soon.

Hazel’s online sessions will become available for streaming from 3rd May onwards. You will then have up to one year to access the videos. 25 places available.

Practical information

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Class Price: £280
Kit Price: £120

Kit Includes:
Print on natural coloured linen cotton blend fabric backed with cotton voile and overlocked around the edges, threads: stranded cotton, special Dentelles thread, satin thread, Mettler Metallic thread, beads and crystals, Miyuki seed beads, Swarovski flatback crystals, Preciosa glass pearls, needle pack, instructions

Techniques: 
Embroidery, Beading, Needlelace, Needleweaving

Equipment required:
8 inch hoop on stalk plus barrel clamp/seat or floor frame 14 inch (36 cm) square frame with table clamps/ Lowery frame, embroidery scissors

Optional extra: Hazel’s book Crewel Birds will be helpful in this class but not essential.

Design size:
24 x 21 cm (9 ½ x 8 inch)

Fabric size:
45 x 45 cm (17 ¾ x 17 ¾in)