Crewel Embroidery Workshop in Chicago March 28, 2012 16:10

For crewel embroidery lovers, Katherine Shaughnessy will be giving a workshop at One Strange Bird in Chicago on Saturday, April 14.  Katherine will be teaching this two hour crewel embroidery workshop and she will have a trunk load of crewelwork samples, including new projects from her upcoming book, New Crewel: The Motif Collection coming out in May.  The workshop will provide a brief introduction of the crewel basics, a demonstration of eight different crewel stitches and finishing techniques.  Participants will receive all the supplies needed to get started ---linen fabric, wool thread, needles and a hoop. The class is $65 and runs from 10:30am-12:30pm.  All skill levels welcome.  Sign up online at