Online 18th Century Pocket

Tiffany Chin

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Date(s) - May 13, 2022
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Login information will be emailed to you prior to the start of class.

Class length: 5 hours

Skill level: All

Class Description: Learn to work with silk threads for creating a functional 18th century ladies pocket, this design was inspired by the bright and floral motifs used to embellish men’s waistcoats from the period. In this course, you will learn to prepare, embroider, stitch, and finish a completed pocket suitable for wearing with your very own 18th century ensemble.

Techniques include:
Statin stitch, Fly Stitch, Stem Stitch, French Knot, Heavy Chain Stitch, and Short Stitch holding, along with finishing the back of the embroidery for practical use.
This class will also teach the student how to add lining, binding and a waist tape for wearing the completed piece.


Supplies: Class kit will be sold separately. 

We’re partnering with Maydel as a source for all of your material needs. Once you are registered, you will receive further instructions on purchasing your kit for this class. You can choose if you would like to select the silk or cotton bundle.

Please note that kit price range for this class starts at $172 for silk and $125 for cotton.

You will need to supply your own embroidery scissors.

Click here to register!

Class Minimum: 3 students

Registration for this class closes 2 weeks prior to the start date in order to allow for the shipment of kits. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of late registration, please contact Late registration will be accommodated when possible with an additional expedited shipping fee.

Cancellation policy: SNAD will refund tuition less a $25 processing fee up to 3 days (72 hours) prior to class start time. No refunds for cancellations with less than 3 days notification before class start time. 


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.