Come enjoy the relaxing and contemplative art of hand embroidery with Donna Stearns.
During the 3-week class you’ll master embroidery basics:
- Proper technique
- Types of fabric
- Embroidery floss and its characteristics
- Required needles and tools
If you are new to stitching, Donna will introduce you to the basics, giving you all you need to be successful. For the experienced stitcher, she will help advance your skills so you can achieve your stitching goals. She hopes to inspire all students with the confidence to make stitching a part of your creative life.
Additionally, the class will discuss slow stitching, visible mending, sashiko, boro stitching, kantha, and other forms of hand embroidery.
March 12, 19, and 26, 10 am-12 noon (snow date April 2, if needed)
$100 (includes embroidery supplies)
Participants should bring small scissors, a mechanical pencil, a thimble if desired, and an enthusiasm for learning new skills.
Donna’s love of needlework began as a teen embroidering her jeans and those of her friends. For 35 years, her work as a quilt maker was exhibited in juried quilt shows at both the local and national level. Donna became an avid knitter 10 years ago. In addition to taking classes in embroidery, knitting and quilting, she also has taken classes in book binding and mixed media.
Text or email Heather to reserve your spot. Payment is due at time of registration. Space is limited to ensure the best experience possible.