950 Lake Carillon Dr, St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Thursday, July 12th, 2018
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
$30 + $5 Kit
Sashiko is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching or functional embroidery from Japan. In this introductory workshop to hand Sashiko, students will learn about the history of Sashiko and the basic supplies needed to stitch this unique style. Jen will also show you how to work the stitch and transfer designs, as well as discuss its application for big-stitch hand quilting. Students will start to stitch a preprinted panel that can be finished at home. Stitchers beware…Sashiko is addictive!
Friday, July 13th, 2018
English Paper Piecing
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
$30 + $25 Kit
English paper piecing dates back to the late 1700s when hexagon quilts became popular in England. The technique involves basting fabrics over paper templates and then sewing the shapes together by hand. In this introductory workshop to English paper piecing, students will learn the basic techniques including how to cut the fabric, baste the pieces and hand sew them together along with tips and tricks to complete the project successfully. In addition, Jen will also show you how fussy cut fabric and use this technique to create secondary designs with a wow factor. Students will start to put together a starburst that can be finished at home.
Cancellations must be made prior to June 30th. Workshop registrations will be 100% refunded. There are no refunds for cancellations made on or after July 1st.
The $12 marketplace admission is non-refundable. Call 813-925-9028 for cancellations.