Madeira Embroidery Class
Applique Cord Roses Tea Towel
Hours: 6 hours
Area of Study: FHS
Skill Level: All skill levels
Learn the beautiful embroidery technique known as applique cord while making a beautiful rose on an Irish linen tea towel. Applique cord is a variation of the pinstitch or Point de Paris stitch and is a beautiful technique which gives dimension to embroidery. It can be seen on lovely Ayrshire christening gowns and baby clothes and it is used many times in monogramming and other whitework techniques. The rose design is an adaptation from a ATurn of the Century@ French publication for professional embroideresses. The Irish linen hand towel will be finished with a replique hem incorporating the pinstitch.
Kit Contents: Fine Irish linen, hand sewing thread, needles, fine cording, finger shield and handout with design.
Basic student supplies and task lighting with magnification and power strips to connect them.