Finishing Needlepoint Christmas DecorationsLearn how to finish your needlepoint decorations in our workshop
Date: July 10 or 14, 2017
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Are you looking for a workshop to learn how to finish your needlepoint ornament?. We will teach you how to do it yourself.
Nancy from Fancywork Finishing will teach you the best finishing methods for a variety of ornaments based on your unique needlepoint design and how you plan to display it.
- Learn about blocking and preparing the canvas for finishing.
- You will learn which fabrics will perform best and why: ultra suede, velvet, linens, etc.
- Learn about hand made embellishments to enhance the beauty of your design and create a finished edge.
- Learn hand-sewing techniques and equipment that create a professionally finished piece.
“Yesterday was the first chance I had to see the newly restored kneelers and I wanted to tell you how wonderful they look. You and your workers did a beautiful job on them. We are so happy to have them looking new again. I thank you very much.”
Emmanuel Episcopal, Virginia Beach, VA