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October 27th – Embellishing Stockings and Other Items


Class Name: Embellishing Stockings and Other Items

Class Date: Saturday October 27th

Class Hours: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Instructor: Terry King

Class Cost: $35 per 2 hour session

Skill Level: Experienced Beginner and up

Class Description: In this class we will embellish and decorate our stockings or other items using any technique you like, from duplicate stitch, embroidery, needle felting, to sewing on items like snowflakes, sequin, stars buttons, or found objects to create unique one-of-a-kind decor or gifts for the holidays.

Material Needed:

  • Needle felting needles & foam or brush mat (roving for felting will be available at the shop)
  • Buttons, bits of yarn or thread for embroidery and trimming, charms, sequins, beads…shop around and get ideas.
  • Pompom maker
  • Sewing thread & needle
  • Found objects such as acorns, bits of wood, feathers, other nuts or seeds, lichens/moss… your imagination is the only limit.
  • Cookie cutters, templates, hollow shapes
  • Darning or Tapestry needle & yarn for duplicate stitch

Pattern: None (if you knit the pattern, you may want Churchmouse At Home: Basic Christmas Stockings as a guide for some suggestions)

Skills you should have: basic craft skills

Skills you will learn: Two dimensional needle felting plus we will play and explore your ideas.

Homework: Please bring any materials you would like to use to decorate your stocking. You may want to shop around or gather natural materials. Think of your idea or theme. If adding names please write them down.

Event Details

Event Details

Date: October 27, 2018

Start time: 10:00 a.m.

End time: 12:00 p.m.

Venue: Yarn Refuge

Directions: 3368 Lakeside Ct, Reno, NV. Next to Swill Coffee & Wine.