Introduction to Free-Motion Embroidery – Cape Breton Centre for Craft

Introduction to Free-Motion Embroidery

Introduction to Free-Motion Embroidery
Date: April 20 – May 11, 2021 (Tuesdays, 4 weeks)
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Instructor: Juliana Scherzer
Fee: $40.00 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $46.00 plus HST (Non Members)

Learn various techniques and uses of machine embroidery from methods in fine art and uses in everyday life. We’ll work with water soluble fabrics, printing, quilting and more to understand the different results.

By the end of the course, we’ll be utilizing the techniques learned over the past weeks to create our own objects with the techniques we enjoyed the most!

Materials fee: $20 (Students can purchase extra materials for an extra cost) (Includes water soluble fabrics, 1 meter of heavy, light and fabri-solvey, scrap fabric, some thread, use of free motion sewing feet)

Please come to class with 1 large spool of white thread, a couple assorted colours of thread and quilt batting

Juliana Scherzer – is a textile artist from Toronto, with a Bachelor of Craft and Design focused in Textiles from Sheridan College. Juliana works primarily in free-motion embroidery on water soluble fabric, creating 3D structures out of thread. Her work seeks to reflect the duality of the known and unknown places of textiles in our lives, a concept she seeks to explore through various themes, particularly within biology. Juliana has worked with children teaching them about art for three years and wants to go forward teaching people the value of art and craft in our lives.

**Advanced registration for members only begins March 29**
General registration for non members begins April 12.

For more information on this program or to register, email or phone 902.539.7491 ext 111.