Embellish with Embroidery - OCN
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About the Event
Learn how to embellish and breathe new life into your garments with Hand embroidery.
Don’t throw away an item that is worn, torn or looking tired. With some simple stitches, you can repair, patch and beautify your clothes saving money and the planet!
Hand embroidery is a rewarding skill to learn and develop, bringing a sense of achievement and satisfaction. Join a growing, global family of stitchers and be part of a movement to change attitudes and perceptions.
During this 1½ hr session, I will teach you some basic stitches and guide you as you stitch into an item of clothing you want to embellish.
What you will need….
- Item of clothing (stretch fabrics not recommended!)
- A plain piece of cotton fabric for practising
- Scraps of fabric for appliqué and patching (optional)
- Embroidery hoop
- Embroidery threads (6 stranded threads are most commonly used)
- Embroidery needle
- Small scissors