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Beginner Embroidery: Cocktail Mixer

  • The Chattery at Chattanooga WorkSpace 302 West 6th Street, Ste 3L Chattanooga, TN, 37402 United States (map)

It's time to mix two things we love - embroidery and cocktails! In this course, participants will how to make their own basic embroidery hoop designs and learn four popular threading techniques, all focused around cocktails. This will include an introduction to embroidery and all the possibilities!

Examples will be provided and demonstrated in the threading styles of running stitch, back stitch, satin stitch, and chain stitch. This class is hands-on with all materials included and ready to go. Participants will learn stitching styles, practice stitching and leave with their first hoop creation and an understanding of how to go forward and embroider. 

One cocktail per person included in the price of the ticket.

About the teacher:

Sarah Olivo is from Asheville, North Carolina and has always loved nature, animals, and art. She is co-creator of a cute craft shop called The Dear Fox and her partner Jimi, the fox to her deer, taught her how to embroider years ago. Sarah holds a Bachelors in Communications from East Tennessee State University with minors in Art and Interior Design. Realizing her passion for museums, she received a Masters in Museology from University of Washington in Seattle. Sarah has lived the past 5+ years in Seattle, exploring all over the beautiful Pacific Northwest, worked in many cultural and creative institutions, and most recently relocated to Chattanooga to be closer to family. You can now find her at the Chattanooga Zoo as their Membership Coordinator. In her free time Sarah loves to of course embroider, travel, and go to museums, zoos, and aquariums!

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