From the PLEATS & EDGES workshop you will:


  • Work samples which investigate the differences between pleats, gathers, pin-tucks and smocking.
  • Work samples to create a 3D tactile border as a frame for a slow stitched sample.
  • Experiment with 3D fabric manipulation and Canadian Smocking
  • Create a page for your 'Stitchbook'



Workshop Kit - PLEATS & EDGES 02/12

  • 1 x FULL instructions

    1 x Video PASSWORD

    1 x Stitchbook page/pocket

    Pleats, Pin-tucks and Gathers Pack

    2 x calico (12cm x 18cm)

    1 lightweight denim backing (12cm x 18cm)

    1 cotton ticking (7cm x 55cm)

    25cm of 5cm cotton tape

    25cm of 1cm cotton tape

    8m DMC Stranded Thread (Col 924)

    1cm felt ball

    Border/Edge Pack

    1 calico backing (12cm x 18cm)

    1 lightweight denim (12cm x 18cm)

    1 acrylic felt (10cm x 16cm)

    1 woven fabric (10cm x 16cm)

    1 lightweight polycotton fabric (20cm x 20cm)


  • £1.00 from the sale of EVERY Stitchbook Project Kit will be donated by Untangled Threads to MIND's Creative Therapies Fund.

© 2015 by Helen Birmingham