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Crow Woman Talisman

Helene Knott
9:00 - 4:30
Saturday March 21

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$ 155  

In this class you will explore embroidering on appliquéd felt. The appliqué is simple and will be done by hand after which you will embellish your talisman with embroidery stitches and beads, buttons or other ephemera as you wish. The stitches are fairly basic and easy to learn if you have not done hand embroidery in the past. You can make the Crow Woman as shown or choose a theme for your talisman by adorning it with appropriate ornamentation or simply play with the stitches and colors. The project is all handwork, no sewing machine required.
Skill level: Beginner and up.

Please be courteous to others by arriving for class with the correct supplies. Contact me  helene.m.knott@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Materials fee $18 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

felt, embroidery floss, needle, and freezer paper (for templates) and pattern/instructions. 

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class:

 a pair of sharp medium sized craft scissors and a black Frixion™ pen and white chalk pencil.
6-7” embroidery hoop 
Other Incidental Supplies:

• Lighting: additional lighting may be helpful; a portable Ott light would be appropriate. You may or may not need these things; they are mainly for comfort.
• 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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Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Maria Ralaigh


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