Royal School of Needlework: Intro to Silk Shading
Often referred to as painting with a needle, silk shading is achieved using a variety of long and short straight stitches and colour blending to create an almost photographic quality.
This one-day introduction course will set you up with the basic skills needed to develop this beautiful technique. Taught in a small informal group, you will learn how to create split stitch and long and short silk shading using stranded cottons to create a simple but elegant English Rose design.
Cost £95.50. The class kit will include everything you require to complete the project. You may like to bring your own embroidery scissors and you will be able to borrow ring frames, magnifiers and lights (if needed) on the day.
The Royal School of Needlework's satellite teaching centre runs a varied programme of classes throughout the year on set dates. Our classes are ideal if you’re a complete beginner or if you’re looking to learn additional techniques and develop existing skills. Click below to find out more.