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Centipede Stitch

Daniel Essig
6:30 - 9:30
Wednesday Eve

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$ 95  

The Caterpillar stitch is based on a historic sewing and intended as a decorative and structural binding. I refer to this stitch as the Centipede Stitch as I have modified the binding to be an embellishment on my book sculptures. The seemingly complicated stitch will be mastered after an evening of exploring three variations of this playful stitch. The Centipede Stitch can be attached to just about any material that is somewhat sturdy and where the front and back is easily accessible. With a little practice and patience the Centipede pattern can be converted to vines, roots, fossils, ribbons and more.

Materials Fee $20 paid at beginning of class includes:

Sample Board predrilled for three different Centipedes
Assortment of waxed linen thread
Needles
Other misc. materials or tools needed to complete the project

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

If you bring a finished book or other object to sew a centipede on you will need the following tools, otherwise I will supply you with everything needed.
Ruler
Sturdy awl
Small pliers
Scissors
Pencils
White eraser
 

Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Meininger. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Meininger.


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