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Thread Painting


Workshop 6 hours

Saturday 16 October 2021 - 9.30am to 4.30pm

This “ALL DAY” workshop will have you painting with thread your very own masterpiece!

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About the Workshop

Thread Painting Embroidery

Join Melinda in an all day workshop, where you will be supplied with a complete kit and design of one of Melinda’s embroideries of a butterfly based on one of her oil paintings.


Having been self-taught at embroidery, this workshop won’t have any fancy jargon or elaborate stitches. You will however be guided through the design itself, to stretching fabric onto a hoop, how to keep your fabric tight, transferring the image onto fabric, creating an outline and how to fill it in include how to shade and create tone with stitches.


You won’t be expected to finish your project and if you don’t, you will be supplied with enough thread to accomplish it at your leisure. Either way, you will end up with a ready to hang lovely piece to be proud of, whilst meeting other embroidery enthusiasts in a relaxing atmosphere.


This is an all day workshop, so it’s advisable to bring your lunch and any other refreshments you require. All materials will be supplied, this includes: Butterfly design Hoop Fabric Thread Needles Scissors Pencil Transparent paper This workshop is aimed at beginners or those wanting to learn more about colour, shading and achieving detail. It will only be using simple long and short running stitch.


Buninyong Community House

407 Warrenheip Street, Buninyong


  • All materials supplied


Please refer to the terms & conditions at the bottom of the site for changes to your booking. We have a very strict no changes to booking inside of 7 days policy. You will receive a full refund if government restrictions prevent travel.


There are several options in walking distance. Please note there is no fridge onsite.

Tea and instant coffee making facilities will be available at the venue.


There is plenty of free parking all over Buninyong within walking distance to all venues.



Only 10 students! Book early!


Please do not attend and contact us straight away to get a refund if you have any cold and flu symptoms and/or have travelled to a COVID hotspot inside of 14 days of the workshop. Our workshop spaces are set up to ensure adequate distancing between students.



Meet the Artist
Melinda Muscat

Melinda is a Flemish, Baroque, colourful yet dark Surrealist working in the mediums of oil painting, drawing, mixed media sculpture, craft and digital painting and has been for over 30 years.


More recently Melinda has taken up hand embroidery and completed many intricate pieces full of different subject material, colours and scenes, most of which have been sold.

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