Austin Fiber Artists


Silk Ribbon Embroidery Workshop

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Workshop
March 23, 2019
9 AM – 4 PM
United Christian Church
3500 W. Parmer Ave, Austin, TX 78727

Instructor: Marinda Stewart

Fee: $50 for AFA Members, $65 for non-AFA Members, plus $20 kit fee payable to the instructor on the day.

Class description: Learn the basics of ribbon embroidery- how to properly thread a needle, knot the silk ribbon and the appropriate length of silk to use. A dozen basic stitches and some variations will be taught. When used in combination this stitch library will create many different flowers and effects. This is a great class for crazy quilters, as well as, the non-traditional embroiderer.

Kit fee : $20. includes 2 sizes of silk ribbon in 3 colors, 2 needles, embroidery floss in 5 colors, stitch instruction sheets, fabrics and an embroidery hoop (on loan), plus a surprise to two. Student needs to bring: sharp embroidery scissors, note pad or paper, pen or pencil, lunch.
OPTIONAL : additional floss if desired.

Marinda Stewart will also bring numerous reference books and samples to the class for more stitch combinations and ideas.

SIGNUP DEADLINE: March 9, 2019

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