Did you know that March is National Craft Month? Use this DIY opportunity to give hand embroidery a try! Whether you've never embroidered before or are looking for ways to advance your skills, there are plenty of online workshop opportunities to get your craft on. Check out all of the live workshop options available this March and join in the crafting fun!
March 5: Learn to Draw with Thread from 5-7pm PST with Jenny Lemons
Have you ever wanted to create fiber art or to customize your clothing and linens? In this beginning embroidery workshop, you will learn classic and experimental hand sewing techniques to create drawings in thread. We will learn how to successfully sew several different embroidery stitches that will create unique surfaces, lines, and textures. The class will begin with introductions and check-in about everyone's skill level. We will start at the very beginning with how to select appropriate fabric for embroidery, how to thread a needle, how to split threads, and how to stretch your fabric on a hoop. We will learn 6 embroidery stitches including: running stitch, backstitch, whipped backstitch, chain stitch, satin stitch, and French knot. Register by February 26th to receive your workshop kit in the mail or sign up the day of to supply your own materials for class.