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Stitching Your Story

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Stitching Your Story
Instructor(s):
Maude May
Date and Time:
6/24/2018
-
6/26/2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuition:
$165 plus $25 Materials Fee
Total Cost:
$
190
Minimum Age Level:
10+ (under 16 with registered adult)
Skill Level:
All
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February 27, 2018
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The open enrollment period begins on
March 13, 2018
.

Workshop registration opens for members on February 27.

Workshop Overview

Learn embroidery and mixed media sewing techniques to stitch a simple story about your life, family, pets or other interests. First you'll learn the basics by making a wool felt pin cushion, an easy way to practice several stitches (running, stem and blanket) and end up with a place to store those pesky needles and pins. Next you'll work on linen, utilizing photo transfers, commercial printed fabrics and more to create a finished artwork that will you will frame in class on a wooden embroidery hoop.

About the Instructor(s)

Maude May has been been stitching since age 5 and has taught both children and adults. Putting a needle and colorful thread through cloth is an age-old skill that she loves to share and feels that anyone can learn. She believes hand embroidery can be a meditative process where, once simple stitches and techniques are learned, personal fulfillment and joy results.

Materials List: Students Bring

ESSENTIAL:

• Favorite quotation

• Photos

• notions (buttons)

• small pieces of fabric you love

Materials List Provided by Instructor(s)

Instructor will provide all materials-

• Each student will receive an embroidery kit with the following:

• hoop

• embroidery scissors

• pins

• needles

• detailed hand out.

• Scissors

• embroidery floss

• ribbons

• wool felt

• linen fabric

• photo transfer paper

• iron and ironing board

• sewing machine

• commercial fabric scraps

• stuffing materials (for pin cushion)

• light box

• drawing materials

• sketch and tracing paper

• laptop computer

• portable inkjet printer

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