Friday, March 2, 2012

Crewel 101 At the Urban Craft Center

March 17th, Saturday, 11am - 1pm
The Urban Craft Center, Santa Monica, CA

Sit down with Katherine Shaughnessy, author of The New Crewel, and try your hand at the age-old craft of crewel embroidery. Katherine will bring her own crewelwork samples including a sneak preview of the new projects from her upcoming book. After a brief introduction to the basics and history of crewel embroidery, Katherine will teach eight different crewel stitches and finishing techniques. Participants will receive all the supplies needed to get started -- linen fabric, wool thread, needles and a hoop. Katherine's Wool & Hoop kits and her book, The New Crewel, which offers 30 original designs, 15 fun projects, and 16 classic embroidery stitches, will also be available for sale. All skill levels welcome. 
Visit The Urban Craft Center's Website and Class Schedule here! 

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