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Margie Beginning Hemstitched Bonnet

Margie Beginning Hemstitched Bonnet Class Title: Margie Beginning Hemstitched Bonnet

Area of Study: Drawn Thread & Embroidery
Class Hours: 6
Class Type: Project
Skill Level: Knowledge of basic embroidery stitches will be helpful (but not required) for each student.

This adorable white Ulster linen infant or 6 mos. size bonnet teaches you the basics of hemstitching. The bonnet contains delicate blue embroidery with granito flowers and a sampling of hemstitched bars. The front brim is hemstitched along the fold and adorned with ribbon rosette ties.

Stitches and techniques mastered during class: how to make ribbon rosettes, preparing fabric for hemstitching, basic hemstitching, hemstitching along the fold, ladder hemstitched bars, stem stitch and granito flowers.

This bonnet compliments my Beginner Margie Daygown.

Class time will concentrate on bonnet prep and mastering embroidery techniques. Simple construction details will be discussed but all construction will be completed at home.

Complete Kit Contents: Ulster linen, lining fabric, DMC 50 wt. machine embroidery thread, floss, needles, silk-satin ribbons, bonnet pattern and class handout

Class Supplies: Basic sewing supplies, tiny curved blade embroidery scissors (like manicure scissors) or small blade embroidery scissors, used #60 or #65 universal machine needle, basting thread (color to show on white fabric), fine line marking pen, 6" clear ruler, 3" x 6" or 4" embroidery hoop (not needed if you embroider over your finger), light and extension cord (required), magnification (required)

Home Supplies: Sewing machine capable of zigzag stitching, ¼" foot (optional), white 50 or 60 wt. machine thread, #60 universal machine needle