Bev Caleno – ‘Under the Sea’ Machine Embroidery and Mixed Media

Date: 15th April 2023 - 16th April 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spaces: 4
Bev Caleno - 'Under the Sea' Machine Embroidery and Mixed Media

2 day course

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April



A fantastic weekend playing with lots of different materials and techniques.

It will cover, foiling, water soluble, heating and burning, expandaprint printing, painting and of course lots of machine embroidery, we will also learn how to utilise a heat tool to cut out motifs. It would be helpful if you have some machine embroidery experience.

The end result is a colourful 3D picture mounted on card you can display in a box frame.

Includes homemade lunch and refreshments both days

About your Tutor

Bev is joint owner of Old bank Studios along with husband Nigel and runs the separate textile studio which is fully equipped with high end sewing machines. This is what she says:

My background is in interior design and soft furnishing, for which I hold the highest level OCN and City & Guilds and am qualified to teach in adult education.

I am also a keen painter and over the years have enjoyed mixing it all up and exploring machine embroidery with mixed media.

I never stop experimenting and am privileged to have access to an endless source of materials and so many other talented artists and tutors

What you will need to bring

Sewing machine with free motion foot

Basic sewing kit

Heat gun and mask if you have one (I have two to borrow) Heat tool if you have one (I have several to borrow)

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