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Mar 06, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Feb 07, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Jan 03, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Dec 06, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Nov 01, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Oct 04, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Creative Mending for Knits

Oct 01, 2023 1:00PM—4:30PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

Learn skills for mending knitted fabrics – everything from store-bought T-shirts to hand-knit sweaters and socks. We’ll try out techniques including duplicate stitch for invisible and decorative fixes, hand stitches that stretch for patches and hems, and a few more surprises. Everyone is welcome in this workshop, from beginners to fiber artists looking for ways…

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Stitching Time

Sep 06, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Aug 02, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Beginning Sashiko Take 2

Aug 27, 2023 1:00PM—3:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Sashiko is an old Japanese form of functional embroidery. It is based on the simple running stitch and was used to repair clothing by reinforcing points of wear or patching worn places. Elegant, timeless designs that invoke clouds, mountains, bamboo, and more were traditionally stitched with white thread on indigo cotton fabric. Today, though, sashiko…

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Stitching Time

Jul 05, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Jun 07, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Beginning Sashiko

Jun 25, 2023 1:00PM—3:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Sashiko is an old Japanese form of functional embroidery. It is based on the simple running stitch and was used to repair clothing by reinforcing points of wear or patching worn places. Elegant, timeless designs that invoke clouds, mountains, bamboo, and more were traditionally stitched with white thread on indigo cotton fabric. Today, though, sashiko…

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Stitching Time

May 03, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Apr 05, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Mar 01, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Feb 01, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Beginning Wool Embellishment (Sue Spargo Style)

Mar 26, 2023 10:00AM—3:30PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

Wool embellishment is a fun way to add dimensionality and interest to your designs – modern or primitive – so give this portable and easy textile technique a try! Start by attaching wool circles to your background fabric and then lean/practice a variety of basic embellishment stitches – backstitch, bullion knot, chain stitch, fly and closed fly stitch, French knots,…

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Stitching Time

Jan 04, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Boro: The Japanese Rice Bag

Feb 11, 2023 9:30AM—3:30PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

Boro are a class of Japanese textiles that have been mended or patched together. The term is derived from Japanese boroboro, meaning something tattered or repaired. Sashiko is a stitching technique, often employed in the creation of boro. It can be as simple as a running stitch holding two pieces of cloth together. Wabi-sabi is…

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Stitching Time

Dec 07, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Nov 02, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Oct 05, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Sep 07, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Aug 03, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

SEFAA Center Chamblee, GA 30341

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Goddess Dolls

Aug 27, 2022 11:00AM—Sep 03, 2022 12:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

Celebrate your creativity by making a fiber Goddess Doll to nurture your spirit, grace your projects, and protect your workspace. We’ll provide a sewn goddess body, so you’ll be able to focus on the fun part – making your Goddess unique and special to you. Just stuff your doll body, then add stitching, beads, crystals, pearls, or … whatever…

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Stitching Time

Jul 06, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Jun 01, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

May 04, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Apr 06, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Mar 02, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Winter Goddess Dolls

Feb 26, 2022 11:00AM—Mar 05, 2022 12:00PM

Celebrate your creativity by making a Winter Fiber Goddess to nurture your spirit, grace your projects, and protect your workspace. We’ll provide a sewn goddess body, so you’ll be able to focus on the fun part – making your Winter Goddess unique and special to you. In homage to the snow and ice of winter, your doll body will be an…

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Stitching Time

Feb 02, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Jan 05, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Dec 01, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Nov 03, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Oct 06, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Sep 01, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Aug 04, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Creative Mending

Sep 26, 2021 11:00AM—5:30PM

Why mend? For many reasons: To care for your textiles, the people you love, and our planet. To express yourself creatively. To use what you have, to embrace imperfections, and to repair rather than replace. And, just as there are many reasons to mend, there are many ways to mend. In this class, you’ll explore a variety of…

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Stitching Time

Jul 07, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Canceled! We’ll meet again on August 4th. If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of…

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Intro to Temari

Apr 23, 2021 5:00PM—8:00PM

Temari (te = hand, mari = ball) is an addictive form of Japanese embroidery stitched on a geometrically-divided, spherical base. In this class, you’ll learn basic temari techniques and start your journey of transforming thread into complex, beautiful designs and myriad geometric shapes. Start by wrapping a core before class and then focus on the other…

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Spring Goddess Dolls

May 22, 2021 11:00AM—May 29, 2021 12:00PM

Honor your creativity by making a Spring Fiber Goddess to celebrate renewal, nurture your spirit, grace your projects, and protect your workspace. Session 1 (from 11 am to 12 pm on Saturday, May 22nd) will cover design and headdress suggestions plus embroidery stitch practice. Session 2 (from 11 am to 12 pm on Saturday, May…

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Stitching Time

Jun 02, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

May 05, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Apr 07, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Stitching Time

Mar 03, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Hitomezashi (One-Stitch) Sashiko

Mar 28, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Hitomezashi or one-stitch sashiko was tradtionally used to reinforce Japanese garments. Today, we can all enjoy these densely-stitched decorative patterns created with the humble running stitch! What makes it Hitomezashi rather than simply sashiko?  Well, simple sashiko designs make large overall designs on the fabric while Hitomezashi designs create small denser designs that look like weaving patterns. In this…

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Hand Stitching Embellished Clothing (Session 2)

Feb 21, 2021 1:00PM—4:00PM

Learn to hand embroider the three stitches textile artist Gabriela Martinez Ortiz uses most in her work – rice stitch, fan stitch, and backstitch. You’ll learn how to create different surface patterns with these basic stitches and how the stitches can be used to manipulate fabric. Through examples of her work, Gabriella will share what inspires…

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Hand Stitching Embellished Clothing (Session 1)

Feb 20, 2021 9:30AM—12:30PM

Learn to hand embroider the three stitches textile artist Gabriela Martinez Ortiz uses most in her work – rice stitch, fan stitch, and backstitch. You’ll learn how to create different surface patterns with these basic stitches and how the stitches can be used to manipulate fabric. Through examples of her work, Gabriella will share what inspires…

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Two Events: Business and Pleasure

Feb 24, 2024 2:00PM—4:00PM

February Book Club Meeting

Feb 20, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Botanical Prints on Wool

Feb 17, 2024 10:00AM—Feb 18, 2024 5:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Chamblee, GA 30341

Stitching Time

Feb 07, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

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January 2024 Book Club Meeting

Jan 16, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online