Embroidery

In this course, students learn traditional embroidery stitches as well as develop their own way of drawing with thread. Students will be introduced to a variety of ways of creating lines and textures on cloth and image transferring techniques. Students will leave with their first embroidery sampler and an embroidery hoop to continue practicing.

 

Embroidery is offered in a variety of formats. 4 - week and Weekend Intensives feature 12 hours of skill-building class time, plus free Open Studio time to practice techniques outside of class. Morning Series classes feature 6 hours of class time in the mornings with an abridged course-load of basics. After Workshops are project-based intro course great for trying out the textile arts. Morning Series and After Workshop classes do not come with free Open Studio time.

 

Sashiko Embroidery

Sashiko Embroidery is a traditional Japanese functional embroidery/stitching technique, which was used for mending and reinforce fabric. Through the use of mainly running stitch, with different lengths and alignments, an amazing array of patterns can be achieved.

Sashiko is offered in a variety of formats. 4 - week and Weekend Intensives feature 12 hours of skill-building class time, plus free Open Studio time to practice techniques outside of class. Morning Series classes feature 6 hours of class time in the mornings with an abridged course-load of basics. After Workshops are project-based intro course great for trying out the textile arts. Morning Series and After Workshop classes do not come with free Open Studio time.

Bobbin Lace

Bobbin lace is a lacemaking technique in which lengths of thread wound on bobbins are twisted and braided. As the work progresses, the lace is held in place with pins placed in a lace pillow following a pattern. In this class, students will learn the basic fundamentals of Torchon lace and how it's constructed. We will be focusing on Half stitch, Linen stitch, and Whole stitch techniques, while constructing simple bobbin lace sampler. Students will also work towards making a simple Torchon tape lace. 

 

Bobbin Lace is offered in a variety of formats. 4 - week and Weekend Intensives feature 12 hours of skill-building class time, plus free Open Studio time to practice techniques outside of class. Morning Series classes feature 6 hours of class time in the mornings with an abridged course-load of basics. After Workshops are project-based intro course great for trying out the textile arts. Morning Series and After Workshop classes do not come with free Open Studio time.