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Shadowing A Square

Shadowing A Square Class Title: Shadowing A Square

Area of Study: Embroidery
Class Hours: 3
Class Type: Notebook
Skill Level: All skill levels are welcome.

"Shadowing a square" introduces a unique way to add color and interest to your design. Shadowing happens when embroidery threads or fabric pieces are added to the wrong side of your design creating a color change on the top of the fabric.

During class time we will explore this topic by mastering: basic shadow stitching; how to shadow stitch a square shape; how to shadow work a square when hemstitching; and how to attach a fabric piece to a hemstitched square to achieve a color change.

Examples of each type of shadowing will be shown and suggestions will be made on how to incorporate these elements into your designs.

Complete Kit Contents: fabrics for stitching samples; needles; threads; floss; class handout.

Class Supplies:6" clear ruler; fine line marking pen or pencil; 4" embroidery hoop; embroidery scissors; #60 or #65 used universal machine needle; contrasting thread for basting; light and extension cord (required); magnification (required).