february, 2021

27feb11:00 am1:00 pmModern Punch Needle! Wall-Hanging WorkshopEvent Type :Workshop

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Event Details

Day: Saturday, February 27, 2021
Time: 11AM – 1PM
Teaching Artist: Daisy McClellan
Ages: 16+
Cost: $150* for Members / $185* for NonMembers (Members sign-in with registration for Member Pricing)
(*Returning punch needle students receive a $40 discount given they bring their remaining starter kit*)

Come learn the art of punch needle with local artist, Daisy McClellan. While this traditional embroidery technique has been around for centuries it has recently come back in a big and modern way in the crafting community. Daisy will teach you everything you need to know to get started with this meditative and relaxing craft. Beginners are welcome – no experience is required. You’ll learn about the best supplies to get started, how to thread a punch needle, stretch a frame, draw your own design to fabric, how to punch, and transfer your piece to a display hoop so you can hang your new piece right away.We’ll also talk about tips and tricks for turning your piece into a pillow, purse, trivet, and more. This two hour class includes all the materials ($125 value) so you get to go home with the tools to continue with future punch needle projects. You’ll either finish the 9-inch circle wall hanging in class or if you don’t you will have all the skills/materials to finish it at home.

Materials included: 

– #10 Regular Oxford Punch Needle

– 5oz of premium wool rug yarn (in 5 different 1 ounce colors)

– Monk’s Cloth Backing Fabric

– 9 inch Morgan Non Slip Hoop

– Metal Snips

– Water Soluble Marker

– A handy guide to get you started on your punch needle journey

– 9 inch wooden embroidery display hoop

 

 

 

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Redux Contemporary Art Center

1056 King Street

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