Building an Embroidery Sketchbook: Foundational Stitches • July 28

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Wednesday, July 28, 6 – 9 pm

Kelsey McGregor

Get started with embroidery basics by learning four foundational embroidery stitches—fly, seed, detached chain, and couching—and then build on these with variations related to each technique—feather, running, back, brick, square chain, zig zag, long-tailed, and bokhara couching. Learn how to transfer your own design ideas to fabric and how to finish pieces—beyond hanging them mounted in the hoop. With new skills at hand and three samplers started, focus will be on unlearning the need to make things “perfect” and instead explore what works to set your inner artist free! Join us in this beginning-level class to discover, explore, and experiment with this beautiful art form. No experience necessary. Materials fee is $25, payable to the instructor at the time of class.

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Instructor Bio:

Kelsey McGregor is a long-time self-taught embroidery enthusiast—and an improv instructor with Huge Theater in Minneapolis. Along with infusing her students with the basics of embroidery, her goal is to generate bucketloads of enthusiasm so they may leave each class full of ideas for where to take this traditional and often utilitarian art form. McGregor has been a freelance reporter and producer for radio and media, including MPR, This American Life and The New York Times, and brings her communication talents into the creative classroom to create a space where participants leave with more ideas than they have time to complete!


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