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Margie Beginner Hemstitched Daygown

Margie Beginner Hemstitched Daygown Class Title: Margie Beginner Hemstitched Daygown

Area of Study: Drawn Thread & Embroidery
Class Hours: 18
Class Type: Project
Skill Level: Familiarity with basic embroidery stitches will be helpful. Basic construction knowledge is required to complete your gown at home.

This delicate white linen 6 month size daygown is a great beginning embroidery project for all levels of stitchers.

The elegant hem features hemstitched bars interspersed with blocks containing granito flowers. The front yoke area contains hemstitched tucks, while the back and underarm pleats are stitched down with hemstitched bars. Additional rows and blocks of delicate flowers are sprinkled throughout the gown for added interest.

Stitches and techniques mastered during class: preparing fabric for hemstitching, basic hemstitching, hemstitching along the fold, ladder hemstitched bars, stem stitch, eyelets, padded satin stitch, granitos, granito flowers and hand stitched buttonholes.

Construction details will be discussed in class but gown construction will be completed at home.

Complete Kit Contents: Ulster 1200 linen, practice fabric, DMC 50 wt. machine embroidery threads (2), stranded embroidery floss, needles, buttons, daygown pattern and detailed class handout

Class Supplies: Basic sewing supplies, tiny curved blade embroidery scissors, used #60 or #65 universal machine needle, basting thread (dark enough to show on white but not too bold), graduated awl, fine marking pen or mechanical pencil, light and extension cord, magnification (required), 6” clear ruler, 3" x 6" oval or 4" round embroidery hoop (not needed if you embroider over your finger)

Home Supplies: Sewing machine capable of zigzag stitching, ¼" foot (optional), piping foot (optional), #60 universal machine needle, rotary cutter, mat & ruler