Needle & Thread Embroidery Class – Weekly Drop In

Zoom/Online Event
Virtual Class Virtual Class

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 April 7 - June 30, 2022. You can come to all of the sessions or pick and choose which ones you are interested in. Tentative Stitch Schedule: April 7 Blanket, April 14 Knots, April 21 Coral Stitch, April 28 Couching, May 5 Fishbone & Oyster, May 12 Herringbone & Combos, May 19 Long & Short & Satin, May 26 (no class), June 2 Shisha, [read more...]

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DCL Online: Embroidered Loon Art

Zoom/Online Event

Stitch your own loon themed tiny wall art from custom printed fabric and learn three embroidery stitches: coral stitch, figure eight knot and back stitch. A kit with materials needed for the workshop will be mailed to you prior to the event. This program is limited to attendees with MN addresses. Presented by Teaching Artist Becka Rahn. Registration required. Geared for adults. A Minnesota Legacy Program. This class is an online program hosted by Dakota County Libraries. Registration through Dakota County Library.

Needle & Thread Embroidery Class – Weekly Drop In

Zoom/Online Event
Virtual Class Virtual Class

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 April 7 - June 30, 2022. You can come to all of the sessions or pick and choose which ones you are interested in. Tentative Stitch Schedule: April 7 Blanket, April 14 Knots, April 21 Coral Stitch, April 28 Couching, May 5 Fishbone & Oyster, May 12 Herringbone & Combos, May 19 Long & Short & Satin, May 26 (no class), June 2 Shisha, [read more...]

Get Tickets $24.00 10 tickets left

Needle & Thread Embroidery Class – Weekly Drop In

Zoom/Online Event
Virtual Class Virtual Class

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 April 7 - June 30, 2022. You can come to all of the sessions or pick and choose which ones you are interested in. Tentative Stitch Schedule: April 7 Blanket, April 14 Knots, April 21 Coral Stitch, April 28 Couching, May 5 Fishbone & Oyster, May 12 Herringbone & Combos, May 19 Long & Short & Satin, May 26 (no class), June 2 Shisha, [read more...]

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Designing Kumihimo Braids

Zoom/Online Event

Learn the basics of kumihimo, a multi-stranded braid which originated in Japan. In this class you will learn both an 8 and 16 stranded braid pattern and how to make your own marudai braiding loom. We will talk about how to design your own braid variations with different colors and yarn weights or textures. Have another family member 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 2-3 braid samples in class Kit will include a variety of colored and textured yarns and the materials to make a reusable braiding loom. Tech details. Class fee includes a 2 hour live online Zoom class and a materials kit mailed to you before the class session. You will need to provide scissors and a pen/pencil for this project; all other materials you need are included in the kit. Please register early so the materials have time to arrive before class. A Zoom link will be emailed to you a few days before class.

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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.

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