DCL Online: Origami Dresses

Dakota County Library - Online

Learn to make folded paper models that look just like high fashion dresses. Watch a demo of how to use a free online kaleidoscope tool to make your own custom patterned papers that look like fashion fabrics. Then we’ll use some fun pre-patterned papers and learn how to fold the dresses step-by-step. 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 assorted decorative papers and a folding tool. 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

DCL Online: Embroidered Poppy Pin

Dakota County Library - Online

Learn one of the most versatile embroidery stitches, the blanket stitch, to create a layered poppy pin made from wool felt. Stitch the edges of the petals and then assemble the blossom with stitched sequins to create a center with a little shimmer. 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

Zoom Class: Embroidered Cat

Zoom/Online Event

Learn to make your own embroidered felt cat. Cats are made from wool/rayon blend felt, with sparkling sequin eyes and a nose made from a gemstone bead. Your fanciful feline can be finished into a keytag, holiday ornament, pin or magnet - you choose. You will learn how to do two basic embroidery stitches (backstitch and whip stitch) and learn how to stitch sequins. 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. If you have a color preference (grey tabby, orange tabby or tuxedo) you can let me know by sending me an email after you register or adding a note to seller in the Paypal checkout. Otherwise I will choose a color for you. Withdrawal and cancellation policy for this class If you [...]

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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

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 [...]

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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
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