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

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Jo Butcher​

Jo Butcher

United Kingdom

Jo creates intricately stitched artworks inspired by her love of flowers, from her studio in Somerset, England. Whether it is quintessentially British gardens, wild flower meadows, individual blooms or the architectural forms of seed heads, she aims to capture them in her distinctive style. Jo regularly exhibits in galleries and The Country Living Fair in London and Royal Horticultural Society Shows throughout the UK.

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Jo’s exquisite fine art transfers beautifully to the textile medium.

Jo's Festival Workshops

Aus Time Zone: 8-9 May 2021

UK Time Zone: 14 May 2021

US Time Zone: 11 May 2021

Create a natural plant form with the structural overlapping Fennel plants, with their grey stalks and yellow flower heads. Learn effective embroidery techniques stitches appropriate for depicting nature, this confidence giving workshop will inspire and inform your own future designs.

Practical information

Length: 1 day (2 days Aus)
Level: Beginner

Class fee (including kit): £190

Kit Includes:
Ground fabric of printed Cotton/linen, instructions, needles, DMC stranded cotton threads

Surface Embroidery

Equipment required: 
9 x 16 inch stretcher bar frames (or equivalent). Prepared frames are available for £16

Design size:
30 x 12 cm (12 x 5 in)

Fabric size:
42 x 25 cm (17 x 10 in)

Spring Flower Wreath

Aus Time Zone: 3-5 May 2021

UK Time Zone: 12-13 May 2021

US Time Zone: 6-7 May 2021

A pretty wreath of interlaced Daisies, Forget-me-nots and Thyme. A perfect design for a ring pillow, a decoration or a framed art work. Layers of stitches in a fun friendly class create a design with detail and charm.

Practical information

Length: 2 days (3 days Aus)
Level: All levels

Class fee (including kit): £330

Kit Includes:
Ground fabric of printed cotton/linen, instructions, needles, DMC stranded cotton threads.

Surface Embroidery

Equipment required: 
8 inch hoop or 8 inch stretcher bar frames

Design size:
14 cm² (5 ½ in²)

Fabric size:
25 x 25 cm (10 x 10 in)