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Stitching Time

Oct 05, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

, GA

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

, GA

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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Stitching Time

Feb 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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Artist Talk: Gabriela Martinez Ortiz (Rescheduled)

Feb 07, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

Join us for an hour of inspiration as Gabriella Martinez Ortiz talks about her artistic journey and her practice which utilizes traditional hand embroidery to create uniquely contemporary surface pattern. She’ll show us some of her garments along with images and sketches that inspire her work. And, she’ll talk about the Slow Movement philosophy which underpins her work – how…

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Stitching Time

Jan 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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Hand Stitching Embellished Clothing

Jan 17, 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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Artist Talk: Gabriela Martinez Ortiz

Jan 10, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Join us for an hour of inspiration as Gabriella Martinez Ortiz talks about her artistic journey and her practice which utilizes traditional hand embroidery to create uniquely contemporary surface pattern. She’ll show us some of her garments along with images and sketches that inspire her work. And, she’ll talk about the Slow Movement philosophy which underpins her work – how…

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Goddess Dolls

Dec 05, 2020 11:00AM—Dec 12, 2020 12:00PM

Celebrate your creativity by making a Fiber Goddess to nurture your spirit, grace your projects, and protect your workspace. Session 1 (from 11 am to 12 pm on Saturday, December 5th) will cover design and headdress suggestions plus embroidery stitch practice. Session 2 (from 11 am to 12 pm on Saturday, December 12th) will focus on adding…

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Stitching Time

Dec 02, 2020 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 04, 2020 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 07, 2020 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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Beginning Sashiko Take 3

Oct 17, 2020 11:00AM—Oct 24, 2020 12:00PM

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

Sep 02, 2020 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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Beginning Sashiko Take 2

Sep 19, 2020 11:00AM—Sep 26, 2020 12:00PM

This 2-session class was so popular, we’re offering it again on September 19th and 26th! 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,…

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Wool Embellishment

Aug 01, 2020 1:00PM—Aug 16, 2020 2:00PM

Create a flock of cute birds while learning new wool applique’ embellishment stitches – bullion rose, cast on bullion knots, couching, detached chain stitch, double cast on stitch, drizzle stitch, open buttonhole filler stitch, Pekinese stitch, Tete de Boeuf stitch, threaded backstitch, and woven picot. You’ll learn a few stitches in each of the four…

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Beginning Sashiko

Jul 19, 2020 1:00PM—Jul 26, 2020 2:00PM

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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Beginning Wool Embellishment

Jun 13, 2020 1:00PM—Jun 21, 2020 2:00PM

Wool applique’ is fun whether your design is modern or primitive! Give this portable and easy textile technique a try in Diana Quinn’s 4-session (1 hr on June 13, 14, 20, and 21) beginner class. You’ll practice several embellishment stitches – backstitch, bullion knot, chain stitch, fly and closed fly stitch, french knot, wheel stitch,…

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October Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Oct 06, 2022 10:00AM—2:00PM

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

Stitching Time

Oct 05, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

, GA

October Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Oct 04, 2022 10:00AM—2:00PM

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

Silk Dye Painting

Oct 01, 2022 1:00PM—4:00PM

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