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Hand Embroidered Folk Art Animals

Helene Knott
9:00 - 4:30
Fri Aug 16

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$ 185  

These charming Folk Art Animals inspired by the embroidery of India and Pakistan, are made of felt, hand embroidered with an assortment of simple embroidery stitches, and embellished with beads and sequins. After completion, they may be stuffed. As ornaments or applied to other projects. There will be a variety of designs to choose from. These colorful embellished critters are so perfect for Christmas ornaments you may want to make a whole Menagerie for yourself or to gift to a special recipient.
Please be courteous to others by arriving for class with the correct supplies. Contact me at 503-888-9784 or helene.m.knott@gmail.com if you have any questions

Materials Fee $30 paid at beginning of class includes:

felt, iron-on stabilizer, assorted embroidery threads, a variety of beads and sequins, embroidery and embellishment needles, fiber-fill, and template plastic

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

 Scissors: Craft scissors and embroidery scissors.
 Sharpie® Brand pen
 White quilters’ marking pencil and Frixion® pen
 A few sandwich sized zip-loc bags
 Needle gripper (optional): small rubber disk helpful for pulling needle through dense fabric.
Students can opt to bring their own materials if they wish. Refer to the kit list for what to bring or contact instructor for more information.

Other Incidental Supplies: You may or may not need these things; they are mainly for comfort.
 Lighting: additional lighting may be helpful; a portable Ott light would be appropriate.
Magnifier: If your eyes are getting weak, a magnifier that clamps to the table will be very helpful. Some even come lighted.
 Extension cords and plug strips (if bringing additional lighting): check to see if these will be provided or if it’s advisable to bring your own.
 A Pillow: Many venues have less than comfortable chairs, a pillow may help.

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For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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