Thu, 10 Jan | Opendrawer

Beginner's Cross Stitch

Learn to cross-stitch from an expert
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Beginner's Cross Stitch

Time & Location

10 Jan 2019, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Opendrawer, 1158 Toorak Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

About This Workshop

In this class students will learn the art of counted cross stitch on linen, beginning with preparing linen for stitch through to stitching a small sample piece. We will finish by making your work framing your work into an embroidery hoop, or making it into a hanging decoration.

Skills you’ll learn:

  • Setting up linen for cross stitching
  • Basics of cross-stitch
  • How to finish your cross-stitch by displaying it in an embroidery hoop or as a hanging decoration.

Beginners welcome , no previous experience required.

Date: January 10th 2019

Time: 10am to 4pm

Class fee: $145

Materials fee: $10 includes: piece of linen, cross-stitch needle, cotton threads, small hoop or backing material & stuffing and cross-stitch pattern. Embroidery hoops may be purchased from tutor for $13.

What to bring:

Basic sewing kit, pen, pencil, notepad .

Tutor details: Sue Traylen.

Sue completed a Diploma of Textile Arts at Box Hill Institute in 2010 and has enjoyed aspects of creative textiles including weaving, patchwork and embroidery.

See more on Instagram: little_weavings

Picture credit: Sue Traylen

  • Beginner's Cross Stitch

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