Tools and materials.
The tools needed are sharp scissors to cut with and a fairly large needle. The best kind are known as chenille needles as they have a large eye and a sharp point.
Each piece of work needs two materials, for the core and for the stitching.
Core – strings, yarns, rope, plant materials, fabric, raffia, fleece etc
Stitching – linen, cotton, yarn, raffia, plant materials, waxed threads.
The tutor could supply a small pack to participants in advance with a certain amount of materials to get started with at an extra cost of
Video conferencing style lesson format
Time spent with students working, with opportunity to ask questions, show work etc.
It’s possible to get started with simple techniques, and then different methods and materials can be introduced as time goes on. Students can practise the ones they choose. After a few sessions students would be encouraged to plan and design a specific project.