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, see link in sidebar.

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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DCL Online: Design & Stitch a Monogram

Zoom/Online Event

Design your own monogram letters and then learn some basic embroidery stitches to add them to a retro-style handkerchief using some modern stitching techniques. 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 (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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DCL Online: Felt 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. This class is hosted by Dakota County Libraries. See sidebar for link 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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