Miniature Penny Rugs with Bev Beatty
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Class Title: Miniature Penny Rugs
Teacher Name: Bev Beatty
Class Length: 2 hours
Class Fee: $30.00
Class Day/Time: Saturday, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Penny Rugs are the latest trend on Pinterest! It’s origins are noted around the early 1800’s when thrifty homemakers would use pieces of scraps to make designs on rugs, placements. Scraps were taken from old clothing and blankets. It is now a “Folk-Art” and a great re-purposing class! Learn to make a small penny rug suitable to be used as a coaster, ornament, personalized gift tag or small wall hanging. To practice making the blanket stitch, we will complete a penny paper clip bookmark, then move on to the actual project. This is a nice method of slow stitching and a great way to begin basic embroidery or to hone your embroidery skills.
Level: Basic sewing skills. Must be able to thread a needle. We will be using the blanket stitch.
Registration necessary, class size limited to 12
Supplies Needed: Bring a sharp pair of scissors.
Materials Fee: $12.00 payable to instructor in class. Kit includes needle, thread, pre-cut pennies or shapes and backing.
A 3.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.
An Admission ticket must be purchased to attend all classes
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