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2022-2023 Workshops

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October 17, 2022

Wet Felted Landscape

with Natasha Lehrer Lewis

Natasha will lead a workshop where we will create a landscape which can be embellished with stitching later.  She is an amazingly talented and encouraging teacher.

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November 21, 2022

Introduction to Shadow Work

with Libby Sturdy

Libby Sturdy will conduct a workshop on shadow work.  She has prepared a kit containing fabric, threads, designs and directions.

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January 16, 2023

Getting Started in Slow Stitching

with Mary Gemkow

As part of the workshop to get started slow stitching, a design and list of suggested materials will be provided. Just think of the project possibilities that your imagination can create with scraps of fabric, lace, buttons, etc.  Think crazy quilt!

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February 20, 2023

Stumpwork & Trapunto Techniques

with Libby Sturdy

Libby will conduct a technique workshop on the elements of stumpwork and trapunto introducing stitches that can be used to create your own personal knot garden.

No gardening experience is required!

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March 20, 2023

Origami Quilting 

with Coleen Walter

Coleen Walter has planned a wonderful workshop for us on the techniques of making 3-dimensional origami fabric flowers. Coleen has chosen three different folded & sewn flowers that can be finished as a bouquet, sewn onto a fabric background and enhanced with Sashiko stitching

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April 17, 2023

Ornament Finishing

with Judy Ellison

Judy Ellison will give a slide show presentation on finishing needlepoint and cross stitch ornaments followed by a workshop leading participants through finishing their own stitched ornament. Techniques will include getting your stitched piece ready for finishing, the actual stitched finishing itself and applying cording to finish off your ornament. There will be a demo of twisting cording with 1, 2 and 3 colors. Workshop participants will leave with a finished piece.

The kit will provide all the materials necessary to finish your piece. Solid color fabrics for the back of your piece will be included, but you are welcome to bring your own backing if you have something specific for your piece.

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