Floral Embroidery, Wed., 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/8, and 1/15, 6-8pm

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In person with Abby Langdon
Cost: $125 + supplies
Skill Level: Experienced Beginner

Wed., 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/8, and 1/15, 6-8pm

For those with some experience with embroidery, here is a chance to take what you know and build on it. Each week we'll take a couple tried and true embroidery stitches and elevate them to the next level by layering, weaving, wrapping, fringing, and mixing techniques. We'll create a sampler of gorgeous borders framing a mandala. The finished product will be beautiful framed or on a pillow. Students must be comfortable with basic embroidery stitches like back stitch, stem stitch, French knots, and lazy daisies.

Be sure to purchase your fabric and other supplies from Silk Road Textiles, online or in store! 

Supplies needed:
Foolproof Flower Embroidery book
Fat quarter of cotton or linen fabric
1/2 yard fusible fleece
8" embroidery hoop for framing
Chenille needles
A variety of colors of embroidery thread (at least 3, but the more colors, the merrier!). Choose among Fyberspates Threads, Valdani or Finca Pearl Cotton size 8, Aurifil/Mako 12 wt. thread, metallic floss, and Garden Party floss
In addition to the colors, choose 2 greens (from Fyberspates, Valdani Wool Thread, or Valdani or Finca Pearl Cotton size 8) and 1 white (from Valdani or Finca Pearl Cotton size 8 or Sashiko thread)
4mm silk ribbon in yellow, turquoise, and green