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Casalguidi Embroidery with Tanya from The Common Thread on Saturday 8th June 2024



Casalguidi with Tanya from The Common Thread



Saturday 8th June – 10am – 4pm – £60 – This workshop is suitable for beginners and advanced embroiderers.  Casalguidi had its origins in the small town of Casalguidi, just outside Pistoia in Italy.  This form of raised whitework embroidery developed in the late 19th Century and was extremely popular for embellishing items such as bags and clothes, as well as household linens.  Casalguidi has a very distinctive style and is said to resemble Italy’s beautiful marble sculptures.  In this workshop you will master some of the basic stitches and techniques used in this style of embroidery.

All materials will be provided in your kit at an extra cost, kit price to be confirmed.

(Cost of kit to be confirmed and not included)

(Photograph shows example of Casalguidi, this is not what you will be stitching, photo to follow)


*6” embroidery hoops

*sharp pair of embroidery scissors

glasses, magnifiers or lamps the student would normally use.

All other materials will be included in the kit.

*Can be purchased at Poppy Patch

Availability: 5 in stock

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