March 28, 2014

Win a Spot in a Mastered Class!

Hi all! A few weeks ago I did a review of a lovely Creative Embroidery class with Diana Springall on Mastered.

Well, I'm excited to announce that the wonderful people at Mastered would also like to giveaway an embroidery class of your choice to one lucky Feeling Stitchy reader! Choose from the 5 gorgeous classes below, and be sure to click each image to see preview videos and more information:

Creative embroidery with Diana Springall

Mastered Creative Embroidery class with Diana Springall

Diana Springall is one of Britain’s leading textile artists and in this course you will discover her unique design process and learn how to devise and stitch your own bespoke creations. The first 100 students to enrol will receive a signed copy of her book: five of those will be selected to take a personal embroidery masterclass with Diana in her UK studio.

Couture embellishment: tambour beading

Couture embellishment

Learn the couture embellishment technique of tambour beading with world-renown experts, Hand and Lock, the company who Louis Vuitton and other fashion houses turn to for their beadwork and embroidery. Director Jessica will choose one student to complete a work placement in summer 2014.

Goldwork embroidery: couture embellishment

Goldwork embroidery

Learn the couture embellishment technique of goldwork with world-renown experts, Hand and Lock. Fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton and royalty from across to the world turn to this 250-year-old company for their expertise in goldwork embroidery.

Textile jewellery: from raw materials to the final piece


Textile jewellery

Learn how to create truly unique pieces of textile jewellery by hand-dyeing your own materials and turning that yarn into necklaces, brooches and more. Expert dyer Helen Neale, and jewellery maker Anna Alicia are your instructors.

Machine embroidered jewellery


Machine embroidered jewellery
Learn how to use your sewing machine to design and produce beautiful jewellery with textile artist Gilda Baron. Mollie Makes editor Lara Watson is our current guest tutor and will be personally selecting the best designs to appear in a special Mollie Makes feature later in the year.


To win, simply leave a comment on this post - tell us which of these classes is your favorite, and why. Comments will be open until Sunday, March 30, 9 PM CST, when they will be closed and I will choose 1 random winner. This contest is open to all of our readers!

If you have any problems finding the comments, click this link and scroll down to the bottom:
http://www.feelingstitchy.com/2014/03/win-spot-in-mastered-class.html.

34 comments:

  1. That would be a hard choice. I guess gold work followed by a close tambour beading.

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  2. I would choose Creative embroidery with Diana Springall. I like her work and would love to learn more on the techniques she uses.

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  3. Virginia Sattler-ReimerMarch 28, 2014 at 8:02 AM

    I would love to take the Creative Embroidery class with Springall. I think it would be the most useful to me with where I am at in my embroidery work. It seems like it would be incredibly informative! Thanks for the chance!

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  4. Here's another one for the Creative Embroidery class. I would love to learn more about her techniques.

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  5. OMG! The couture embroidery would be awesome! I make a lot of my own belly dance costumes and it would be great to learn some fantastic new techniques for embellishing them!

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  6. I am most interested in Machine Embroidered jewelry, because it looks so different than anything I have done before.

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  7. I'm with Jowyn, Virginia & Chelsae - I'd pick the Creative Embroidery class. I've designed a few of my own pieces but want to learn how to do it better.

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  8. I'd love to try gold work. It's so sumptuous and rich. I can't imagine how I'd use it but hopefully the course will give ideas.

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  9. i've been dreaming of the Creative Embroidery class..

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  10. The tambour beading class looks amazing, I would love to add more beadwork to my pieces.

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  11. Its really a tough choice....I would love to learn Tambour beading. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  12. I would like to try the Creative Embroidery. I need to expand my embroidery techniques which are not bad but a bit basic. jennylarking at gmail dot com

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  13. I would love the course on tambour stitching. The way colour and texture are combined is amazing

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  14. Goldwork embroidery: couture embellishment would be my choice. I've been learning embroidery and this would be the top of the line skill to have.

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  15. Creative embroidery with Diana Springall. Her work is such a great inspiration to anyone who wishes to go further in embroidery design, and her vision and way of embroidery is certainly a must have for a creative mind!

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  16. I love the tambour beading!!

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  17. My goodness! I would love to do the goldwork embroidery course. It features so heavily in the historical pieces I study.

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  18. I can't tell if I added a comment, but my favorite it the creative embroidery class. I've been thinking about signing up for it since you first featured it!

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  19. The creative embroidery class would be my favorite. Especially after reading your review on the blog about it.

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  20. Celtic Thistle StitchesMarch 29, 2014 at 5:16 AM

    What a great prize, they are all interesting classes but the Creative Embroidery class is probably the one for me!

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  21. Goldwork Embellishment... by far... I just love techniques to add to my knowledge base and this one has so much to offer....
    What a nice giveaway

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  22. I would love to take the textile jewelry course. This is something that really appeals to me. Great prize!

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  23. I would love the creative embroidery class! It fits my goal of stretching my embroidery legs this year.

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  24. I would like to give Tambour Beading my attention and would love to win this class.Thanks,PR

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  25. I've been having so much fun with embroidery lately! I'd love to keep dabbling and think that the creative embroidery class with Diana springall would be so motivating and inspiring! Thanks for an amazing opportunity!

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  26. I would take the creative embroidery class

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  27. The creative embroidery class is my dream class - I've been incorporating embroidery into my art and would love to be inspired by Diana.

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  28. The goldwork embroidery looks fantastic. It is such a sophisticated look that is rare to see. I love the idea of being able to create this look on my own.

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  29. Difficult choice but I would to take the Creative Embroidery! thank you!!

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  30. I'd really like to do the creative embroidery class, fingers crossed!

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  31. I would love to take the Creative Embroidery class. It would help me bring new ideas into my embroidery work. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  32. Creative Embroidery is the one I would choose. I get inspiration but need help moving forward with it.

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  33. i'd love to take the textile jewelery (though how can you choose just one?!)

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  34. I'd pick the Creative Embroidery class. Wish I could pick them all though.

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