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Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics

Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics

When:

  • Sat 16 Oct, 10:30am – 4:00pm

Where:

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland CBD

Restrictions:

R13

Ticket Information:

  • AAG Members: $333.50
  • AAG Members Guest : $333.50
  • Non-Members: $383.50
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  • Additional fees may apply

Website:

Fleur Woods

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods to create your own mini floral embroidery. Enjoy a day in the Members lounge surrounded by beautiful blooms and immersed in creativity as Fleur shares her favourite supplies, tips & techniques. You will be supported to create your own design and set your creativity free.

All materials for the workshop are supplied, sourced, and shared by Fleur. Her favourite tools, including a beechwood hoop, needles, fabric, and threads are carefully selected from her studio. There will be a generous supply – plenty to take home in a carry bag (provided) and continue stitching should you wish.

Fleur Woods is a contemporary embroidery artist, with a background in painting. For her, each stitch is a kind of lyrical mark-making that results in a stitched painting celebrating a diversity of colour, texture and fibre. She makes original and commissioned works which are collected around the globe. She also teaches workshops, hosts an active Zoom stitch club and offers DIY stitch kits. At home in the bucolic Upper Moutere, Fleur is mum to two children Lily and Saffron, cats, Peaches and Jess and a dog called George. In her spare time, she’s treasure-hunting in local op-shops, picking up fresh produce from the plethora of local artisans or wandering through the dahlias at Garden House.

Learn more about Fleur via the links above.

Need to know:
• Coffee, tea and refreshments provided. This workshop includes a half-hour meal break. Lunch is included in your ticket price and all dietary requirements will be catered to.
• The non-Members price includes a one-year Membership, which will be available to pick up on the day of the workshop.
• If you are a Gallery Member with a valid guest pass, you can bring a friend for the Members price.
• This workshop suits any experience level.
• This workshop has a minimum attendance requirement which, if not met, may cause it to be cancelled. If this is the case, those registered will be fully reimbursed.

All images courtesy of Fleur Woods.

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