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The Art of the Stitch

The Art of the Stitch
Ottawa School of Art: Adult Interest Workshop

Explore the creative possibilities of hand embroidery with a contemporary twist to this traditional technique. Learn and practise the Six Basic Stitches (Running, Cross, Chain, Blanket, Satin and Fly). Then, after being thoroughly inspired by your fellow participants’ efforts and the work of established textile artists, choose two of the six stitches and create a contemporary ‘sampler’ working on cloth or paper (provided). Participants are also invited to bring an article of clothing, accessory or canvas to work on. Whether you know the basics of hand stitching and want to release your inner artist or you are an artist who wants to add to their mixed media repertoire, this workshop is for you.

Downtown Campus 35 George Street
Saturday October 20th 9:00-4:00
Enrolment Code: F18DWS02
$165.00 Material included
Instructor: Jenny Smith-Windsor


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