WORKSHOP: Conductive Thread

Learn to incorporate light up LED's into embroidery

Where: Woodend Conference Room, The Crescent, Scarborough, England, YO11 2PW

When: Tuesday, 5 October 2021

Times: 18:00 – 20:30

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Tickets | (sliding scale) General Admission: £12.00 – free tickets | 

In this workshop you will learn the traditional craft of hand embroidery. I will guide you through the basics of hand embroidery, helping you to create your own design using a variety of stitches including back stitch, chain stitch and blanket stitch. Once you have completed your embroidered design onto calico fabric, you will learn how to create a soft circuit using conductive thread to light up the LED within your design.

Materials: All materials and equipment will be provided.

Who is it For: The class is suitable for everyone with an interest in embroidery people who have no embroidery experience or haven’t embroidered for a while and want to brush up on their skills. We have a concession rate, and also a number of free tickets avalible for those who would otherwise be unable to attend please contact curator@crescentarts.co.uk

Location: Conference Room, Woodend, Creative Space. The venue is accessible with step-free access, and disabled parking avalible. For more information on the venue please visit: https://www.woodendcreative.co.uk

Covid Safety: We will be in a large room, limiting numbers and following social distancing, with hand sanitiser available. Although masks are not mandatory, we advise participants to wear them when indoors. Please do not attend if you have symptoms of coronavirus or you have been in contact with someone with coronavirus. If you need to cancel for this reason, you will be refunded.

Tickets: We want our events to be as accessible as possible, so are offered on a sliding scale. Please pay what you can afford, all ticket costs help support the organisation and put on future similar events.

Artist Bio: Hayley Mills-Styles is a textile artist and tutor based in Scarborough with a passion for embroidery. She has been stitching since childhood and loves to pass on these traditional skills with a contemporary twist. Alongside her teaching, Hayley creates artwork for public and private commissions and helps people to find their creative voice in community projects. Hayley has a degree in Textile Crafts from the University of Huddersfield and a Masters in Textiles from Manchester School of Art. You can take a look at her website and Instagram to find out more.

Website: www.hayleymillsstyles.com

Instagram: @hmillsstyles

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