Registration for our upcoming class Art of Petit Point on Silk Gauze with Natalia Frank is now open. This class is intended to show basic methods and introduce the techniques of stitching on silk gauze and show its versatility. It is designed to help to learn about Petit Point, its stitches, techniques of stitching on silk gauze, starting and finishing the thread, needles, and threads, while working on a gorgeous flower project.
This class is organized to help make your work with silk gauze to be enjoyable and pleasant, and not to feel intimidated to stitch on silk gauze. The finished project could be framed, used as a pincushion, dollhouse miniature pillow, etc. This class will have text lessons as well as videos!
If the name Natalia Frank sounds familiar, you may have seen her phenomenal piece Tree of Life in our recent Golden Needle Awards where she won the Viewer’s Choice Award, the Judge’s Choice and 3rd place in the Canvas category. You can see the full gallery here.
Registration is also open for our online class with Julie Carmen, Creating a Pattern for Embroidery from Digital Images. On this class you will learn how to make your own unique patterns with the freedom of using the multitude of digital images available online. Lessons will include saving image, cropping, enlarging, and printing. Enjoy tips on how to reduce cost by designing your own unique patterns and avoiding expensive kits. This class will have text lessons as well as videos!
Here’s a quick rundown of how our online classes work: Students get access to the class content based on the class schedule and to a class discussion group where the teacher will answer students’ questions and where students can post photos of their progress and communicate with each other. Check the Class Format under Class Details for each class to see if the class will include video instruction. If a kit is available, students who order it will receive it 1-2 weeks prior to the start of class. Lessons can be downloaded at any time up to two months after the last lesson is posted.