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Sold Out – Chain Stitch Embroidered Patches

January 13 @ 9:30 am 12:30 pm

Date: Saturday, January 13th
 9:30 AM – 12:30 AM
Total Sessions:
 Meret Piderman
Location: Room 201, Fiber Arts Studio
Adults, Teens 13+
Skill Level:
 All Levels
Sliding Scale:
 $40 / $55 / $70
Materials Fee: $5

Financial Aid Sold Out

About the class

Chain stitch embroidery is one of the oldest and widely known stitches in existence. Examples have been found in Egypt on textiles from King Tut’s tomb. It also became popular in the 1940s, especially on western wear. You will learn how to transfer your own original designs or provided designs onto denim patches. The chain stitch is easily mastered and satisfying to do. Patches will be backed onto felt and edges finished with the zigzag stitch on the sewing machine. Some basic sewing experience is helpful but not required. This is a fun workshop for parent-teen duos! All supplies are provided through the materials fee which includes a take-home kit so you can continue embroidering.

When you register for a class, you’ll be offered three price tiers. The middle tier comes closest to what our registration fees used to be, and covers about 50% of the full cost of your participation in the class – with the other 50% covered by community donations. The first tier creates accessibility for people with limited income, while the third tier covers the full cost of participation – so that we can use community donations to support other people’s registration costs. When you choose to register at the third tier, you directly help support the Center’s efforts to remove financial barriers for others.

The Sonoma Community Center (the Center) strives to create an inclusive, safe community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. The Center is committed to creating such an environment because it brings out the fullest potential in each of us, which, in turn, contributes directly to creating a community of belonging. In order to ensure a positive, safe, and welcoming experience for everyone, all program participants are asked to abide by the following policies, community agreements, and restorative safety protocol.

About the instructor

Meret Piderman

Instructor / Artist

Meret Piderman holds BFA in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. She has been teaching textile arts for over 20 years in the USA and also while living in Italy.
Instagram @MeretStudio

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