Freeing Motion: Machine Embroidery that Goes Beyond

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Freeing Motion: Machine Embroidery that Goes Beyond

Time: January 14, 2012 at 9am to January 15, 2012 at 4pm
Location: Society for Contemporary Craft
Website or Map: http://www.contemporarycraft.…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Society for Contemporary Craft
Latest Activity: Dec 14, 2011

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Learn the creative technique of free motion machine embroidery on various surfaces. Machine embroidery can transform purchased and found materials from flat to dimensional, smooth to textural and turn the common into dynamic. Rich, a sculptor and artist who employs fiber, surface design, hand and machine stitching, obtainium and a variety of other unusual techniques and materials in her 2-D and 3-D constructions and installations, will share her various inspiring and creative techniques with students.

*Participants must supply their own sewing machine with a free motion embroidery or darning foot.

Date & Time: Saturday & Sunday

January 14 & 15

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break)

Registration Deadline: January 7

Instructor: Leisa Rich

Tuition: $200

Materials Fee: $5

For more information or to register, call Sherrard Bostwick at 412.261.7003 x25 or email

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