Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery [S-15-8]

Presenter:Alma Garner, Neil Garner, Sylvia Boyden
Location: Mayfield Apartments Community Room
Classes: 4 Sessions 2.0 hours
Dates: Mon 1:00 PM 04/06, 04/13, 04/20, 04/27
Status: CLOSED

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Enjoy making a small embroidered flower bouquet, suitable for framing. The kit for this project contains (excellent!) directions, the printed design on “trigger" cloth, rayon floss (used for its unique sheen and smoothness), needles and a needle threader. Participants will learn to do these stitches: stem stitch, satin stitch, detached buttonhole, French knot, cast-on stitch, and the bullion stitch. Cap: 8

NOTES: 1) Bring scissors and a small hoop; 2) Course Fee: $17 (for kit and other needed supplies; fee is collected at the first class).

LINKS: - Link to the website of the Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild, inc. - Link to Christine Hause's website. Christine is a "Certified Brazilian Embroidery Instructor." - photo gallery, class samples, links, etc. - DK designs of Brazilian embroidery. Debbie Kelley is the designer of the project our SOAR class is using. - the site by Rosalie Wakefield, another designer that would be of interest to SOAR members in our class. Yet another very interesting and informative website - this one by Loretta Holzberger. This page has Braziilian Embroidery Instructions from Loretta's Custrom Stichery...and there are some useful links on the page as well.


When Alma Garner retired from teaching in elementary school, she took up teaching embroidery, and she has been doing that now for over 15 years. Alma is a member of the Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild. She has participated in one of the Guild’s seminars held in Portland, Oregon, and has learned many stitching techniques from teachers there.  Alma's assistant for this class is Sylvia Boyden herself a fine embroiderer.

Alma currently holds a weekly Wednesday embroidery class at the United Methodist Church in Canton (new members welcome!).



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