FACT: dot-art: Digital Embroidery
Times: 12:00 - 17:00
Introducing Inkscape will teach you how to use this popular open source software to develop designs for embroidery machines. Inkscape is ubiquitous among the maker community, used to create designs for a range of digital workshop tools.
Sundays from 3rd October, 12 – 5pm (£125 for 3 day course)
***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 0176660***
In this three week course you will learn how to create designs from scratch and digitise sketches and photographs for embroidery machines.
Starting from the very beginning your tutor Chris Huffee will cover the key Inkscape concepts and tools, no previous experience is necessary. Over the three week course you will learn how to set up your environment for digital manufacture, adding plugins to add functionality. You will have the opportunity to get hands on with an embroidery machine and add adornments to your own fabric items.
A limited number of laptops are available, if you are able to bring your own you will be able to install the open source software you need to run most tools in a maker space.
- Installing and setting up Inkscape
- Using extensions to create files for digital manufacture
- Creating embroidery patterns using Inkscape drawing tools
- Digitising sketches in Inkscape
- Turning photographs into embroidery
Tutor: Chris Huffee
Chris Huffee runs Sandbox Workshop, a community makerspace in North Liverpool. He delivers training in workshop tools for children and adults, co founding Little Sandbox, an after school tech club.
Sunday 3, 10, 17 Oct
88 Wood Street,
£125 for the 3 day course (full course must be booked in advance
There are a maximum of 14 places available on each session, so early booking is essential.
To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.
Cancellations / Refunds
Once you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.
Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.
If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.
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