DCL Online: Embroidered Sheep

Dakota County Library - Online

Make a bead embroidered sheep from layered wool felt, beads and sequins. Learn the backstitch to do some contrasting stitching. You can choose to finish your sheep into a pin, keytag or holiday ornament. You will need to provide a pair of scissors for this class. All other materials will be provided for the project including wool felt, needles, embroidery threads, sequins, beads and pin back. 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.

Free

Art Attack 2021

Northrup King Building 1500 Jackson St. NEMinneapolis,

Rawr, it’s Art Attack! The Northrup King Building’s highly anticipated event showcases four floors of amazing art and gifts that will attack all your senses – in a good way! Meet the artists, check out some music, find a unique treasure, get your shopping done, or try your hand at an interactive art activity – all featured at our beautiful and historic arts building. I'll be a guest artist in Ingrid Restemayer's studio 401-b with some brand new designs and lots of things that make great gifts: tea towels, velvet clutch bags, a NEW book and more. Art Attack Dates/Hours: Friday, November 5th – 5:00 – 10:00 PM Saturday, November 6th – Noon – 8:00 PM Sunday, November 7th – Noon – 5:00 PM

Zoom Class: Beaded Circus Elephant

Zoom/Online Event

Learn to make your own embroidered circus elephant. Elephants are made from wool/rayon blend felt, with sparkling sequin embellishments and ricrac trim. Your decorated elephant can be finished into a holiday ornament or a tiny art object. You can even make several and put them together into a mobile. You will learn how to do one basic embroidery stitch (whip stitch) and learn how to stitch sequins and beads. This is a fun hand-stitching project that’s great for all skill levels. You don’t need any embroidery experience. The only thing you need to supply for this class is scissors; all of the materials are included in a kit which will be mailed to you via USPS. Please register early so the materials have a chance to arrive in time. Class will be held via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you on the Monday before class is scheduled to begin. Elephant kits will have assorted colors of beads, sequins and trim (aqua, lime, orange, pink) and you can choose your combination as you stitch. Withdrawal and cancellation policy for this class If you need to withdraw from this class, just send me an email and I can [...]

Get Tickets $10 – $15 8 tickets left

DCL Online: Felted Cup Cozy

Dakota County Library - Online

Whether it's the season where your iced tea glass has condensation running down the sides or you want a cozy wrap around your warm coffee mug. Make a reusable felted wool cup cozy to catch the drips or protect your fingers. Using just wool and soapy water, we’ll make a ring of soft, sturdy felt fabric and fit it to your favorite cup. You will need to provide some soap and warm water (dish soap or liquid hand soap works great) and a couple of small containers for this class. All other materials will be provided for the project including wool roving and a felting mat. 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.

Free

Zoom Class: Beaded Coneflowers

Zoom/Online Event

Learn to make your own beaded felt coneflower or echinacea. Flowers are made from wool/rayon blend felt, with a beaded center stitched to a felt bead. Your flower can be finished into a holiday ornament, decor to hang in your house, or make several and combine them into a mobile. You will learn how to do one basic embroidery stitch (whip stitch) and learn how to stitch beads. This is a fun hand-stitching project that’s great for all skill levels. You don’t need any embroidery experience. The only thing you need to supply for this class is scissors and a small dish for beads; all of the materials are included in a kit which will be mailed to you via USPS. Please register early so the materials have a chance to arrive in time. Class will be held via Zoom. A Zoom link will be emailed to you on the Monday before class is scheduled to begin. Withdrawal and cancellation policy for this class If you need to withdraw from this class, just send me an email and I can take care of that for you. If I have not yet mailed your materials kit, I am happy to [...]

Get Tickets $10 – $15 13 tickets left

DCL Online: Folded Paper Window Stars

Dakota County Library - Online

Learn to make folded paper stars from translucent glassine paper. These stars look complicated but use lots of simple layered repeating shapes to create the complex designs. Your completed stars can be hung in a window for a colorful display. Students do not need to provide any materials for this class except for a smooth work surface. All other materials will be provided for the project including glassine paper (for 2 stars), practice paper, folding tool, gluestick. 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.

Free
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