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VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Drawing with Thread

Oil and Cotton Creative Exchange

VIRTUAL:  Drawing with Thread Workshop
CLASS DATE: Saturday, November 16, 2-4 pm
LOCAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 3 days before scheduled workshop
SHIPPING REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7 days before scheduled workshop
LOCATION: Your home!
PRICE: $70

Gather inspiration from everyday life and translate it into a finished piece of contemporary embroidery. Gain an overview of embroidery techniques including: selecting materials, pattern design, preparing your hoop, and “painting” with thread using the satin stitch. Students will have the option to draw their own design (please draft a sketch before class). This workshop is beginner-friendly, but all levels are welcome.

In this virtual workshop, students will follow an embroidery pattern or design their own. Creativity in color selection, stitching, and following your instinct is highly encouraged with guidance from the instructor. After this workshop, you will be able to transform moments from your everyday life into original embroidery. Embroidery takes time and shouldn’t be rushed. Time outside of class may be needed to finish your work. Login details will be sent the day before your class.

Introduction: Inspiration from Everyday Life
Prepping Fabric for the Hoop, Transferring Pattern to Fabric
Threading Needle, Satin Stitch, Creative Mark Making with Thread, Couching Stitch
Finishing Your Hoop

Kit includes:
-DMC Embroidery Floss
-Thread Snips
-Cotton Fabric
-Embroidery Hoop (4 inch)
-Original Embroidery Patterns

*Local kit pickup is available Tuesday-Friday, 2-4pm at Oil and Cotton. Kits will be left on our back deck or by the back door with your name clearly written. Please email with questions to [email protected].

*Distance learners can have their kits shipped only if you place your order 7 days before the scheduled workshop. Or you can gather the materials included in the kit from home. 

*This workshop is open to friends near and far. Scroll down to choose your best option.

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817 West Davis Street · #110 · Dallas, TX 75208