Date(s) - March 13, 2021
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM.
Log in information will be emailed to you prior to the start of the 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 “Building” You will stitch a traditional design. This class will cover the following stitches:
- battlemented couching
- Van Dyke stitch
- counted satin
- knotted pearl stitch
- diagonal cross filling
- ladder stitch
- cross 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), 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 sent to you prior to the start of the class. You will need to supply a pair of scissors.
Class Minimum: 3 students
San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
360 Post St #604
San Francisco, CA 94108