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Pop Goes the Needle Wednesday, July 29, 9:00 AM  
Olivia Thomas $145   
This workshop is 6 hours.

Student Level: Beginner
Type of Workshop: Project
Prerequisite: None**
Workshop Category: Fiber, Textiles

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Embroidery is a vast field that encompasses a number of techniques. One approach is called punch needle, an interesting way to create a textured design on fabric.

This needlecraft is very versatile, with lots of applications for use.

I love punch needle embroidery, and would enjoy showing you how it is done! With the correct tools and an understanding of the basic how tos, I think you will come to love it too!

Join me for this journey in punch needle... choose one of the kit designs pictured to get you started.

*Please email me with your kit selection as soon as you are able, so that I can assemble it for you.

Also email with any questions you have, I will be happy to help!

Kit/Materials Fee (payable to instructor at class time):

  • $20 includes:
  • 12" x 12" piece of weavers cloth with printed design
  • Paper patterns of both designs
  • All floss needed for your design choice
  • Handout on how to needle punch along with tips and techniques
  • A color chart and floss amount for your choice of design

Instructor Provided (for use in-class, and to share):

  • Extras of all tools: punch needles, hoops, scissors, needle threaders, embroidery floss
  • Will bring lots of samples of punch needle work

Student should bring:

  • Student to bring 4 items:
  • Note: It is imperative for punch needlework that you have the proper tools. The first two products mentioned below are specific recommendations and will be a key element for your success. Please bring the specified recommendations to class.
  • Morgan 9" no-slip hoop ($12 as of January 2020)
  • Cameo punch needle with a medium tip (Note: the Cameo ultra punch needle, 3 needle set and needle threader, $26 as of January 2020) See here
  • A punch needle threader (included in kit purchased from the old tatter flag web site - linked above)
  • Small pair of scissors

Some workshops may require that you bring supplies or tools that you may not presently possess. If you'd like to place an advance order for jewelry supplies & tools for pick-up at the on-site Jewelry Supply store when you arrive at ARTU19, contact:

SJ Jewelry Supply LLC

Please note that SJ Jewelry Supply has an extensive selection of products but not all of them may appear on their website. If in doubt about the availability of any product, a simple phone call will get you the information that you desire.

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Email your order to: info@sjjewelrysupply.com
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call: 602-956-0189


Questions: oliverose@q.com
Website: www.oliverose.com