Basic Hand Sewing Skills for Textile Artists

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Basic Hand Sewing Skills for Textile Artists

Time & Location

Sep 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Floyd Center for the Arts, 220 Parkway Lane South, Floyd, VA, USA

About the Event

Basic Hand Sewing Skills for Textile Artists

Instructor: Trenia Bell

Schedule: Saturday, September 28, 10 am - 3 pm

Member Tuition - $27.50, Non-Member Tuition - $34.38

Materials Fee: $20.00 for kit from Instructor. Kit includes : Sampler fabric, fabric marker, seam ripper, needle threader, pin assortment, needles, batting

Materials List to Bring: Scissors, any sewing supplies you may have including threads, needles, buttons, found objects, small textiles such as clothing labels, ribbons, lace, yarns, old ties

Age: 13 and up

Course Description: This course will teach needle skills, including: how to begin and end stitch lines, thread selection, attachment stitches , fabric quality for best results, finishing, seam types, creating textures, sketching designs on fabric and types of attachments, including buttons/found objects/repurposed items

About the Instructor: "I am not a working artist in the traditional definition. I work as a sewing craftsman in a creative job, custom sewing. I have been career sewing for about 35 years. At one point I taught sewing frequently at small seminars and trade shows. I am a master of the stitches and their application. My goal for teaching an introduction to sewing would be to give students skills and applications to accomplish textile artworks. " -Trenia Bell

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