Date(s) - February 13, 2021
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Various. CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT VIRTUALLY.
Log in instructions will be sent to you prior to the start of class.
Skill level: Great for beginners or anyone wishing to brush up on their embroidery skills
Class Description: This class is part of our 6-part Introduction to Embroidery Series. The subject of this class is “Animal” and will feature either a traditional stag or a contemporary giraffe. This class will cover the following stitches:
- satin (padded)
- turkey rug stitch
- chain and detached chain stitch
- feather stitch
- French knot
- eyelet filling
- rope stitch
Our Introduction to Embroidery Series will introduce you to foundational embroidery skills such as how to thread the needle, how to start and end your threads, and how to use an embroidery hoop. You will have the opportunity to practice stitching with four different kinds of threads: wool, cotton, metallic, and silk. In addition to the fabric for the finished design, you will be provided with a “doodle cloth” for practicing your embroidery stitches.
This series consists of six different classes. Each one has a different subject matter (i.e. Animal, Flower, Building) and a traditional design or a contemporary design. You can take as many of the classes as you like and in any order that you wish. You will learn eight different stitches in each class, or a total of 48 stitches if you take all six!
Kit Contents: needles, linen fabric, threads (cotton, wool, silk, metallic)
Equipment Needed: All materials will be mailed to you prior to the start of class; you will need to supply your own scissors.
SNAD is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and promoting the traditions of hand embroidery. If you are able, you can make a donation which will allow us to continue to develop fun and innovative community outreach programs.
San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
360 Post St #604
San Francisco, CA 94108
Payment: We accept PayPal and most major credit cards for class payments using the registration form above. If you would like to arrange an alternate method of payment, please email us.
Scholarship Seats: A limited number of Scholarship seats are available in most of our classes. We use an honor system on a self-identified basis for those who cannot afford the full price. If scholarship seats are offered in the class, they will be listed as one of the options under Register.
Cancellation Policy for classes (3-hour classes to 4-day classes): Payment is due in full at the time of registration. If you need to cancel: We will refund tuition less a $25.00 processing fee up to 3 days (72 hours) prior to the class start time. No refunds for classes cancelled with less than 3 days (72 hours) before class start time.
Cancellation Policy for Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) and Retreats: Payment is due in full at the time of registration. Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) courses and Stitch Retreats are non-refundable. The student may reschedule their course with 8-weeks-notice prior to the start time of the registered course at no additional charge. A $200.00 processing fee will be applied if notice is given less than 8 weeks prior to the start time of the registered class.
SFSNAD will make every attempt not to cancel any classes. If we need to cancel: You are entitled to either a full refund (no processing fee), or your tuition can be used for a future class of equal value within a year of the cancelled class.
Wait List: If the class is sold out, Please email us to be added to the wait list. We'll notify you right away if we have a cancellation.
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Please note: on occasion it might be necessary to substitute the instructor.