Courses and Lectures

 I offer a range of courses, lectures and workshops specialising in freehand machine embroidery and related creative stitching techniques. Weekly courses offer an intensive exploration into the creative world of
Freehand Machine Embroidery.

Get to know your sewing machine and use it as a drawing tool to create individual designs.
One day workshops are on offer throughout the South East at:- Brighton, Sussex:-
Sussex Guild Event Room, Southover Grange, Lewes, Sussex.

Residential courses are on offer at West Dean College, Chichester, West Sussex,
and Mallety nr. Limoges, France with Crafty Retreats.  

 As a freelance tutor and lecturer, I travel nationally and internationally, visiting groups and guilds.

(see below for details of available courses)

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PATCHAM COMMUNITY CENTRE
Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex. BN1 8TA
book on:-  01273 417178            e-mail
  wendy@wendydolan.co.uk

MACHINE EMBROIDERED BOOK COVERS
Sunday 8th July 2018      10am-4.00pm        50

MACHINE EMBROIDERED TREES
Sunday 28th October 2018     10am-4.00pm        50

ARCHITECTURE IN STITCH
Sunday 27th January 2019     10am-4.00pm        50

MACHINE EMBROIDERED LANDSCAPES
Sunday 24th February 2019         10am-4.00pm        50

IN THE MEADOW - LAYER, PAINT AND STITCH
Sunday 14th April 2019         10am-4.00pm        50

WEST DEAN COLLEGE
West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex. PO18 0QZ
book on:- 01243 811301
www.westdean.org.uk
Residential / non-residential

MACHINE EMBROIDERED LACE
18th - 20th May 2018

MEMORABLE PLACES AND JOURNEYS
3rd - 6th July 2018

EXPLORING MACHINE EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES
6th -9th December 2018

ARCHITECTURE IN STITCH
3rd - 7th January 2019

IN THE MEADOW - LAYER, PAINT AND STITCH
21st - 24th March 2019

 

FALMER VILLAGE HALL
South Street, Falmer, Brighton. BN1 9PT  NEW VENUE
book on:-  01273 417178        e-mail
 wendy@wendydolan.co.uk

SUMMER SCHOOL - ‘BESIDE THE SEA’
Monday 16th - Friday 20th July 2018    260

After experimenting with a variety of techniques, you will be developing an individual piece of work using a variety of techniques.
This will include piecing, patching and layering, fabric painting and printing and freehand machine embroidery.

 

BATH TEXTILE SUMMER SCHOOL
www.bathtextilesummerschool.co.uk 
contact Lynne Roche on:- +44 (0)1225 318042    lynne@roche-dolls.co.uk

          ARCHITECTURE IN STITCH                   20th - 21st August 2018          215

                         IN THE MEADOW - Layer, Paint and Stitch                23rd - 24th August 2018         215  
                     

 

CRAFTY RETREATS
Mallety, nr Limoges France  www.craftyretreats.com
book on:- +44 (0)1566 776932       
 TEXTURED LANDSCAPES
                                             Thursday 20th - Thursday 27th June 2019               
                         
Enjoy a week of creativity in the small and  picturesque hamlet of Mallety, found in the Limousin amid the
forests and low mountains of the Monts D’Ambazac. Explore the textures of the landscape and create your own individual design.

 


CREATIVE MACHINE EMBROIDERY

These popular 24 week courses in Brighton and Hove offer an in depth exploration into the exciting
world of Freehand Machine Embroidery

BEGINNERS & IMPROVERS
Tuesday      6.30-9pm               Blatchington Mill School, Hove BN3 7BW
Wednesday  9.30am-12pm    Venue TBC   Brighton/Hove

24 weeks from October 2018      360   

ADVANCED
This course is designed for students who have attended the beginners’ course or equivalent.
   Wednesday  12.45- 3.15pm    
Venue TBC   Brighton/Hove

 Wednesday  6.30-9pm      Blatchington Mill School, Hove BN3 7B
24 weeks from October 2018     360   
 

book on:-  01273 417178               e-mail  wendy@wendydolan.co.uk
 

                          As a freelance tutor and lecturer I am happy to travel to your Group or Organisation            
and offer the following selection of titles.

WORKSHOPS

                                                               Creative Machine Embroidery for Beginners                                                                   
In The Meadow - Layer, Paint and Stitch
Layered Landscapes (1 or 2 day)
Machine Embroidered Winter Landscapes / Autumn Landscapes
Architecture in Stitch (1 or 2 day)
Machine Embroidered Book Covers
Machine Embroidered Bowls and Vessels
Machine Embroidery inspired by Gustav Klimt (1 or 2 day)
Machine Embroidery inspired by Antoni Gaudi (1 or 2 day)
Machine Embroidered Flowers
Machine Embroidered Trees
Bags of Fun: machine embroidered bags and purses
Machine Embroidered Lace. using soluble fabrics
Machine Embroidered Gardens

LECTURES

Creative Stitched Textiles
Interpreting Natural Forms in Embroidery
Art, Architecture and Stitch
Layer, Paint and Stitch - Exploring the techniques and ideas in my book.
A Change of Scale - The challenges of large scale commissions
                                                                                                                                                     

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