Free-motion machine embroidery with Cathy Emmott in Les Carroz, France 15th - 22nd June 2024

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Free-motion machine embroidery with Cathy Emmott in Les Carroz, France 15th - 22nd June 2024

Join Cathy Emmott from "Dear Emma Designs" for a spectacular holiday in the French Alps, where you'll delve into the art of free-motion machine embroidery and raw edge applique. All levels of stitchers and crafters are warmly invited to Les Carroz in the French Alps from June 15th to June 22nd, 2024, for an unforgettable week of creativity.

Over the course of five days, Cathy will provide 30 hours of expert tuition, split into 3-hour morning and afternoon sessions. By the end of the class, you'll have all the necessary skills and materials to create your very own Round Bottomed Street Scene Project Bag.

Immerse yourself in the large open-plan studio of our beautiful mountain chalet, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the Arve valley and majestic mountains. It's an awe-inspiring setting to indulge in your passion for sewing.

In addition to learning from Cathy, joining this gathering of like-minded crafters allows you to form lifelong friendships and exchange techniques with fellow enthusiasts.

Mark, our culinary expert with two decades of experience in top-notch restaurants, will cater to each class, considering any dietary requests. Using local, seasonal ingredients whenever possible, Mark will craft a menu that tantalizes your taste buds while remaining approachable.

Throughout the booking process and your stay, Nadine & Mark will be there to provide any assistance you may need. From helping with airport transfers and offering packing advice before your trip, to accommodating dietary requirements or addressing lost luggage upon your arrival, they've got you covered.

During the week, one day is dedicated to an excursion to Annecy. You'll enjoy a leisurely cruise on the lake in the morning, followed by a delightful lunch at a charming French bistro and an afternoon of exploring the local haberdashery shops.

Secure your spot now and seize the opportunity to embark on an unforgettable stitching holiday in the French Alps. We're eagerly looking forward to welcoming you to the world of Creative Experiences.



About The Host

Cathy Emmott

Cathy Emmott

"Dear Emma Designs" is a small countryside business based in the Yorkshire Dales, UK. It is from her bright and airy garden workshop that Cathy not only doodles and stitches, but also teaches free-motion machine embroidery and raw-edge applique. Trained as an engineer, Cathy relearnt to sew whilst raising two small children and decided to pursue a creative business.   Cathy has exhibited at large shows, been featured in many publications and invited to teach and talk about her work all around the Uk.  

Inspired by her love of garden birds, wild flowers and little rows of terrace houses and cottages, her ideas are brought to life using this technique. Each piece is made individually from high quality linens, cottons and new and vintage snippets of fabrics and reflects a lifelong passion for making and creating.



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