This is an evening class offered from 6:30-9:30pm. Bring intriguing texture to your crazy patchwork with three-dimensional embroidery. Create lush three-dimensional strawberries by needle weaving with different weights and types of threads. Create another quicker strawberry from silk velvet fabric. Learn woven picot for leaves and flower petals on crazy quilt seams. This class will include a crazy quilt surprise that can be started in class or at home as time permits. Skill level: motivated beginner to intermediate. Kit fee of $8 includes: Threads: Caron Watercolours size 5 in variegated red and green, Eleganza size 8 in red, silk chenille thread, 4-inch square silk velvet, gold metallic thread for strawberry seeds, additional embroidery threads, needles: milliners 9, chenille 24, tapestry 24, embroidery 6. Cost of class: $38.
Supply List: A crazy patched background at least 7 inches or more square. If you do not have that on hand, just bring a 7-inch square of fabric to stitch on along with a four- or five-inch embroidery hoop, polyester thread in red, green, yellow and white. Basic Sewing Supplies (BSS) including scissors, pins, needles, chalk marker, measure. Both extra lighting and magnification is recommended.