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Adult Workshop: Embroidery, Drawing with Thread


Oil and Cotton Creative Exchange

Embroidery, Drawing with Thread
Saturday, Jan 19, 3 - 6 p.m.
Location: 817 W. DavisStreet #110
Instructor: Erin Frisch
# of Students: 4-12

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.

In the workshop, students will follow a 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 empowered to transform moments from your everyday life into original embroidery.

This workshop is beginner-friendly, but all levels are welcome. Provided materials include: hoop, cotton fabric, needle, thread snips, original pattern, and embroidery floss.

WORKSHOP OUTLINE

  • Introduction: Brief History of Embroidery, Using Scenes from Everyday Life as Inspiration, & Creating a Pattern Design

  • Prepping Hoop, Transferring Pattern to Fabric

  • Threading Needle, Satin Stitch, Following the Pattern

  • Couching Stitch for Outline (Optional)

  • Finishing Hoop

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    Price
    • $65


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


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