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Daygown With Faggoted Edges

Image showing daygown with faggoting edges Class Title: Daygown With Faggoted Edges

Area of Study: Embroidery
Class Hours: 3
Class Type: Project
Skill Level: All

Before your precious baby boy discovers snips and snails and puppy dog tails; dress him in this classic tailored gown. Perfect the simple basic faggoting stitch as you explore this classic hand stitching technique. Learn proficiency at starting, stopping and seamlessly tying on a new thread by stitching several samples in class including stitching along a straight line, a gentle curve and a tight curve. Watch your confidence soar as you apply these techniques to your daygown edges. Samples of items with these techniques will be displayed and stitching with different threads and spacings will be discussed. Upon completion of your samples and daygown edges you will be ready to construct this sweet classic baby gown for a special little someone!

Complete Kit Contents: 1-1/4yd. 45" pima batiste, 1/2 yd 45" wide contrast color pima batiste, 1 spool 60 wt. white machine thread, 10" x 6" piece German Interfacing, 1 skein white 6-stranded embroidery floss, #8 between needles, wooden skewer, 6 - 3/8" mother of pearl buttons, graph paper, class handout, daygown pattern, ready-made bias tubing

Additional Sewing Supplies: (for class)
Seam gauge or 6" ruler, Scotch tape, Small embroidery scissors with a sharp point, personal lighting plus extension cord recommended, magnification recommended

Additional Sewing Supplies: (home only, not used in class)
Sewing machine (type): basic with zig-zag
Point turner, Rotary mat, Rotary cutter and ruler for cutting, FastTube #1 (optional if making an additional garment)

Sewing Machine Accessories: (home only)
Empty bobbin, #60 or #65 Machine needle, 1/4" Foot (optional)