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A Field Of Eyelets Notebook Class

Basic eyelets example with instructions, scissors and awl Class Title: A Field Of Eyelets Notebook Class

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

An eyelet is defined as an embroidered hole; an opening in fabric, usually round, where the edges have been finished off with some method of stitching. Usually an overcast or buttonhole stitch finish is used. Eyelets became popular in 18th and 19th century clothing and are the basis for most white on white embroidery; they are extensively used in Broderie Anglaise, Madeira embroidery and Venetian embroidery.

This 3 hour class includes detailed step-by-step instructions supplemented by numerous pictures or scans to help you master: miniature eyelets, traditional eyelets, cut eyelets, continuous eyelets, shaded eyelets and square eyelets. Stitching a sample of each will help your personal notebook grow with each completed eyelet!

Complete Kit Contents: Practice linen, Embroidery needles, DMC 50 wt embroidery thread, 6-stranded embroidery floss, Class handout

Additional Sewing Supplies: (to use in class)
Embroidery scissors with a fine sharp point, Graduated awl, Fine line marking pen or pencil with a fine point, Pen for taking notes, Light and magnification (required), Extension cord

Additional Classroom Supplies:
Iron, Ironing surface, Water bottle or spray starch for each iron, Garment rack