ONSITE: Beginner Hand Sewing + Embroidery
This course will teach you the basics of hand embroidery and hand sewing techniques. You will have time to experiment with different hand sewing and embroidery methods throughout the course. After establishing a foundation, you will have the opportunity to create a hand-pieced draw-string bag and several embroidered patches and samples. Throughout the course you will exercise planning and executing your hand sewing ideas and designs.
- Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.No previous sewing experience is necessary.This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit visarts.org for more information.
About the Instructor
Fiber Artist, Writer, and Educator. Raised in Chicago by two artists, Lizzie Green was introduced to a creative lifestyle at a young age. Her work uses repurposed textiles to fabricate collages, quilts, and soft sculpture installation to explore topics of nostalgia, familiarity, and a sense of home in an urban environment. In 2017, after receiving her BFA in Fiber from the Kansas City Art Institute, Green spent three years teaching art at a local nonprofit while maintaining her studio practice. During this time, she grew a love for teaching and now attends Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond VA, in pursuit of her Master’s in art education with licensure.See More Classes By Instructor
Social media: @lizziegreen.cool