Drawing with Thread


Use basic embroidery techniques, combined with traditional drawing techniques like contour, gesture and hatching, to create drawings with thread. Learn how to transfer an image to fabric, and how to select th right materials for your project. Limit 8 students

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Class Size


Age Range


Skill Level

All Levels




Please bring to class:

a pair of sewing scissors

at least two embroidery needles

an embroidery hoop, 6”-8” recommended

Cotton DMC embroidery floss, 2–3 skeins (or more) of different colors

a water–soluble fabric marker (available at any craft or fabric store)

basic cotton or linen fabric, pre–washed, at least 10”x10”

a pencil (s)

a Sharpie pen

sketch paper (newsprint, copy paper, notebook, your choice)

Vintage linens will also be available for purchase in class.

small sketchbook or drawing paper

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

Winter 2018

Section 1: 2 Sundays, 10am–2pm
1W: Feb 11 & 18, 2018
Instructor: Joetta Maue


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