DCL Online: Paper Collage Native Plant Notecards

Zoom/Online Event

Learn how to create MN native plant illustrations using collage techniques and cut painted deli paper. See a demo of how to make your own painted papers. Then use some artist-made papers provided in your kit to create your own design using plant photos for reference. Your finished pieces can be used as note cards or tiny art pieces. Students will need to provide scissors and some scrap paper for this class. All other materials will be provided for the project including hand-painted decorative papers, gluestick and card blanks. Materials kits will be mailed to you or are available to pick up before class. You will need the tools in the kit, so you must have a materials kit to participate in class. This class is held online via Zoom and hosted by Dakota County Libraries. See link in sidebar to register.

Needle & Thread Embroidery (Jul-Sept)

Zoom/Online Event

Spend an hour with a needle and thread exploring the art of embroidery. Each week you’ll learn a new kind of stitch: chain stitch, satin, back stitch, buttonhole, figure eight knots and more. We’ll start by making abstract doodles with the basic form and then try out different variations to add texture and color. For inspiration, we’ll look at a few examples of each stitch used in different ways in modern and vintage textiles. Beginners are welcome; you don’t need any sewing experience for this class. This is a drop in class held every Thursday at noon (Central Time) / 6pm (GST). It is held in partnership with SoulSanity.io as part of their artmaking & wellness program and is open to anyone. Your $24 registration allows you to attend any or all of the sessions from July 7 - September 29, 2022. You can come to all of the sessions or pick and choose which ones you are interested in. Tentative Stitch Schedule: Jul 7 Backstitch & 5 variations • Jul 14 Barb Stitch • July 21 Chain & Interlaced Chain • July 28 Cast on Stitch • Aug 4 Cretan Stitch • August 11 (no class) • August 18 Lattice Stitch [read more...]

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Tie Dye Felt Toucan

Zoom/Online Event

This felt toucan is fun to stitch and has all kinds of details that make it one-of-a-kind. Your materials kit will come with a piece of hand-dyed rainbow felt for the beak, so we can jump right in to stitching without waiting for dyes to dry. But you will also see a demo of how to dye your own rainbow felt pieces using a kitchen-friendly dye technique with Koolaid, so you can make more tie-dyed felt for future projects. Learn a few basic hand embroidery stitches and you can finish your toucan into a pin, magnet, ornament or just a whimsical piece of art. Have another family member or person in your household who would like to join you for class? Just add on an additional materials kit when you register. About the project. You will be able to complete a toucan in class and see a demo for making your own tie dyed felt Kit will include a variety of my favorite materials: pre-dyed wool/rayon felt, threads, sequins, and notions. Tech details & class access. Class fee includes a 2 hour live online Zoom class and a materials kit mailed to you before the class session. You will need [read more...]

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Needle & Thread Embroidery (Jul-Sept)

Zoom/Online Event

Spend an hour with a needle and thread exploring the art of embroidery. Each week you’ll learn a new kind of stitch: chain stitch, satin, back stitch, buttonhole, figure eight knots and more. We’ll start by making abstract doodles with the basic form and then try out different variations to add texture and color. For inspiration, we’ll look at a few examples of each stitch used in different ways in modern and vintage textiles. Beginners are welcome; you don’t need any sewing experience for this class. This is a drop in class held every Thursday at noon (Central Time) / 6pm (GST). It is held in partnership with SoulSanity.io as part of their artmaking & wellness program and is open to anyone. Your $24 registration allows you to attend any or all of the sessions from July 7 - September 29, 2022. You can come to all of the sessions or pick and choose which ones you are interested in. Tentative Stitch Schedule: Jul 7 Backstitch & 5 variations • Jul 14 Barb Stitch • July 21 Chain & Interlaced Chain • July 28 Cast on Stitch • Aug 4 Cretan Stitch • August 11 (no class) • August 18 Lattice Stitch [read more...]

Needle & Thread Embroidery (Jul-Sept)

Zoom/Online Event

Spend an hour with a needle and thread exploring the art of embroidery. Each week you’ll learn a new kind of stitch: chain stitch, satin, back stitch, buttonhole, figure eight knots and more. We’ll start by making abstract doodles with the basic form and then try out different variations to add texture and color. For inspiration, we’ll look at a few examples of each stitch used in different ways in modern and vintage textiles. Beginners are welcome; you don’t need any sewing experience for this class. This is a drop in class held every Thursday at noon (Central Time) / 6pm (GST). It is held in partnership with SoulSanity.io as part of their artmaking & wellness program and is open to anyone. Your $24 registration allows you to attend any or all of the sessions from July 7 - September 29, 2022. You can come to all of the sessions or pick and choose which ones you are interested in. Tentative Stitch Schedule: Jul 7 Backstitch & 5 variations • Jul 14 Barb Stitch • July 21 Chain & Interlaced Chain • July 28 Cast on Stitch • Aug 4 Cretan Stitch • August 11 (no class) • August 18 Lattice Stitch [read more...]

Get Tickets $24.00 10 tickets left

Needle & Thread Embroidery (Jul-Sept)

Zoom/Online Event

Spend an hour with a needle and thread exploring the art of embroidery. Each week you’ll learn a new kind of stitch: chain stitch, satin, back stitch, buttonhole, figure eight knots and more. We’ll start by making abstract doodles with the basic form and then try out different variations to add texture and color. For inspiration, we’ll look at a few examples of each stitch used in different ways in modern and vintage textiles. Beginners are welcome; you don’t need any sewing experience for this class. This is a drop in class held every Thursday at noon (Central Time) / 6pm (GST). It is held in partnership with SoulSanity.io as part of their artmaking & wellness program and is open to anyone. Your $24 registration allows you to attend any or all of the sessions from July 7 - September 29, 2022. You can come to all of the sessions or pick and choose which ones you are interested in. Tentative Stitch Schedule: Jul 7 Backstitch & 5 variations • Jul 14 Barb Stitch • July 21 Chain & Interlaced Chain • July 28 Cast on Stitch • Aug 4 Cretan Stitch • August 11 (no class) • August 18 Lattice Stitch [read more...]

Get Tickets $24.00 10 tickets left
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