Stumpwork is a highly skilled and
intricate ancient form of 3D hand embroidery which gives an amazing, raised multi dimensional look. It can seem a little daunting without a knowledgeable tutor to help you along your learning journey. With a cross over into hand embroidery stitches,
Stumpwork allows you to create beautifully detailed 3D pieces and
Karen will take you step by step through a beautiful rose and caterpillar embroidery, one of her own designs, that has been especially devised to act as a really easy and quick introduction to this gorgeous 3D embroidery technique.
Karen completed her City & Guilds Level 3 and Diploma in Embroidery with SST a number of years ago and has since specialized in Stumpwork, Needle Lace and Ruskin Lace – a type of embroidered lace crossing Needle Lace and Counted Thread work – indigenous to the Lake District in the north of England. Karen loves the outdoors and is a keen orienteer; attending and taking part in many of the UK events.
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