Online Technique Taster: Crewelwork with Mae McCourt

Mae McCourt

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Date(s) - October 29, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Class length: 3 hours

Skill level: Great for beginners or anyone wishing to brush up on their embroidery skills

Class Description: Learn the basics of crewelwork in just three hours! Crewelwork is a great introductory technique to hand embroidery as it includes stitches common to other techniques, and has a flexibility that allows for individual artistry and imagination. You’ll stitch with English crewel wool on a cotton twill. Stitches include trellis with a decorative pattern, stem stitch and bullion knots.

Supplies: All materials will be mailed to you prior to the start of class. You will need to supply a pair of scissors.

Class Minimum: 3 students

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About the Educator: Mae is a professional teacher and teacher trainer, with a passion for hand embroidery, as well as other traditional crafts, design, and photography. She has been practicing embroidery for ten years and honed her skills through her involvement with SFSNAD as a volunteer and a student. Mae was one of the first people to take SFSNAD’s own Comprehensive Studies Program in Surface Embroidery.

Mae has a Master’s Degree in Education and studied Classical Art and Archaeology for five years. Since 2008, she has been teaching, developing courses, and working in academic management in San Francisco, New York, London, and Japan.

Registration for this class closes 2 weeks prior to the start date in order to allow for the shipment of kits for domestic shipping and 4 weeks for international shipping.

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.

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