Join me for a once in a lifetime trip to London for the World Needlework Convention from 5th - 15th October 2023.

Limited spaces available, book early to avoid disappointment!

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Who feels like joining me in London in October?

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At the World Needlework Convention 2023!

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Together with Inspirations Magazine and Needlework Tours Pty. Ltd. I have been invited to teach at their 11-day Inaugural World Needlework Convention to be held in London in October 2023 at the Paddington Hilton London and the Luton Hoo Estate (Warren Weir)
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This International premier forum will be a stage for some of the best tutors in the world and promises to be a very exciting event with 28 fabulous tutors from  Australia, France, New Zealand, UK, & United States of America as well myself from South Africa.
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  • 28 of the world's best needlework teachers
  • Over 18 techniques across 82 projects to choose from
  • Three x two-day classes
  • Angel teachers available to assist with unfinished projects
  • 11 Day Event
  • Fabulous accommodation: The Paddington Hilton London and Luton Hoo Estate (Warren Weir)
  • Direct Access from Heathrow (15 mins) to the opening hotel via the Heathrow Express (included)
  • Class kits are available for purchase directly from the teacher
  • Excursions to The Knitting and Stitching Show, Parham House, City of London Livery Company: The last 400 years of embroidery and metal wire work and goldwork 
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Keynote Speakers including Michele Carragher (Costume Embroiderer for The Crown, Game of Thrones, Elizabeth1)
  • Entertainment and Special Needlework Presentations
  • All Transfers
  • The Convention concludes at the Heathrow Airport Hotel for easy departure
  • Allowance for non-class participants
  • Tutor Showcase sales event
  • Ideal for the "significant other"(Churchills War Rooms, Golf, Clay pigeon shooting, etc)
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Life naturally has its ups and downs, so it is important that we take time to nurture ourselves and pursue our passions. This mindful 11-day craft event is suited to the accomplished, intermediate, or indeed those that want to try their hand at Needlework, Felting, Hand Appliqué, Knitting Beading in its many and varied forms for the first time.
 
The 2023 World Needlework Convention will be held at the wonderful Paddington Hilton London and the Luton Hoo Estate. These locations have been specially chosen because of their wonderful all-inclusive amenities, conference rooms, dining, and fabulous accommodation. What else could we ask for, in terms of ease and comfort for this exciting event.
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I will be teaching three workshops at the convention.

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1. The ROSE HANDBAG

Learn how to make life-like roses in a garden of flowers on a hand-knitted bag. This lovely bag is ready to embroider with silk ribbon and other interesting fibres. Learn the secrets of making a stunning accessory with silk ribbon and stumpwork techniques. I will teach you how to create with silk ribbon, threads, yarns, beads, and interesting fibres.
Techniques: Creative Silk Ribbon Embroidery
Skill Level: all skill levels welcome!
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2. A Landscape in Silk Ribbon Embroidery

 
Learn all the secrets of how to create a beautiful landscape in silk ribbon embroidery and thread work. On a pre-printed fabric panel - all ready to embroider! Suitable for all levels, everyone is welcome!
Techniques used:
Creative and Silk Ribbon Embroidery
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The Flower Seller

Learn all the secrets of how to create beautiful flowers in silk ribbon embroidery – the easy way! On a pre-printed fabric panel - all ready to embroider!
Suitable for all levels, everyone is welcome!
 
Techniques used:
Silk Ribbon Embroidery/Creative Embroidery
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You can read more here and book your space!
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You will find the details on this page... scroll down to Di van Niekerk
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I am so looking forward to seeing you - it’s going to be a memorable event!
Please contact me if you have any questions, thank you! 

 

 

 

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