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One-Day Embroidery Workshop

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Instructor: The School of Making Team

Our Embroidery Workshop includes discussion of the physics of sewing, embroidery stitches, and an overview of garment construction and other sewing techniques. The kit selections will focus on variegated striped kits that focus on exploring various embroidery techniques. Participants will learn to use the die-cut grids in The Geometry of Hand-Sewing to practice and develop your embroideries. These reusable cards can be stitched through for practicing or used as stencils for transferring grids to fabric.

This workshop is suited to beginners and experienced sewers alike. Guests will work with The School of Making team to create a hand-sewn project. Enjoy a locally-sourced lunch from The Factory Café (a selection of gourmet sandwiches and salads, Southern-inspired sweets, and an assortment of teas and coffees).

Friday, October 9, 2020
9:30am – 4:00pm

Alabama Chanin @ The Factory
462 Lane Drive
Florence, AL 35630

$475 includes materials, instruction, refreshments, stories, and laughter.

For more information, contact:, or call: 256-760-1090 Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm CST

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One-Day Embroidery Workshop Itinerary

One-Day Embroidery Workshop Itinerary

  • 9:30am: Doors Open and Coffee

  • 10:00am – 10:30am: Factory Tour

  • 10:30am – 11:00am: Physics of Sewing, Understanding the grids from The Geometry of Hand-Sewing, and Tools Overview

  • 11:00am – 12:00pm: Embroidery Stitches

  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch from The Factory Café

  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Embroidery Stitches, Seams, and Construction

  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm: One-on-One Instruction, Q&A, Shopping, and Checkout

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