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Stitch Club : Techniques 2

In Stitch Techniques 2, explore a whole new set of hand stitching techniques including reverse applique, shadow-work, chicken scratch embroidery, stumpwork, and more!

In this hands-on club, you will engage with other craft community members while exploring and learning new embroidery techniques! This course runs for six bi-weekly sessions.

In each session, students will be introduced to a new technique or style of stitching through a planned project. However, students are invited to explore outside the boundaries of each project if they prefer! The instructor will send out a list of supplies required for the first session.

For each class, students will start each session with a show and tell on the project/technique learned in the previous session. This allows space for constructive and supportive critique and feedback! After that, you’ll jump right into the project!

This workshop is a great place to expand your hand embroidery skills, ask for advice, and meet other members of the stitching community.

*Projected Class Syllabus:

Class 1: Reverse Applique (straight stitch, back stitch)

Class 2: Chicken Scratch Embroidery (cross stitch, needle weaving)

Class 3: Shadow Work Sampler (reversed herringbone stitch)

Class 4: Map (image transfer, design work, various stitches)

Class 5: Raised Embroidered Strawberries (stumpwork, padding, needle weaving bar)

Class 6: Floral-filled design (negative/positive space)

* projects are subject to change

This class is suited for adults (age 15+)

All workshop participants are required to sign a waiver prior to the workshop. The entire waiver can be viewed at the bottom of our classes page. (East Coast Quilt Co. Workshop Waiver)

If you cannot attend a workshop (either one-day, or a multi-day series) and it is 7 or more days before the start date, you will receive a store credit for 75% of the value of the workshop with a 30-day expiry date. If you cancel less than 7 days before the start of the workshop, you will NOT receive a refund or store credit. No credit or refund will be given for a "no-show" in the workshop regardless of the reason. So please ensure that you can attend before signing up.  EAST COAST QUILT Co reserves the right to cancel workshops/events for any reason. If this happens, you will be refunded your full workshop fee.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Intermediate (must have taken a beginner embroidery class in the past). A basic knowledge of embroidery is beneficial. Participants should be able to thread hand-sewing needles and be comfortable with small and intricate stitches.
Materials Included: none
Requirements: Instructor will send a list of materials prior to the each session. Participants should have a basic embroidery kit containing: - Embroidery Hoop(s) - Embroidery Needles - Sharp snips - Embroidery Threads - Marking tool of choice
Instructor: Jessica McDonald
Instructor Bio: Jessica McDonald (BFA 2019) is a textile artist based here in St. John's, Newfoundland. As a lover of all things textiles, Jessica brings traditional crafts to light through exploration and teaching. For over 8 years she has been teaching private and public workshops in sewing, stitching, and weaving. Jessica is passionate about creating community through making and sharing craft knowledge with others.
Materials and supplies not included. Price includes handouts.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.