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6:00 pm
Cdn $105.00

Introduction to Crochet de Luneville/Tambour Embroidery

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Catherine Sequalino Poitier

Course outline: Designer and instructor Catherine Sequalino Poitier will lead you through the history and the basics of 'Crochet de Luneville' - the style of embroidery featured in haute couture and other high-end fashion designs. Also known as 'tambour embroidery' in North America, students will learn how to use the traditional Luneville hook and how to load the frame. You will also learn how to create the beginning stitch, the chain stitch, the barring stitch and how to apply size 10 and 11 seed beads. The class fee includes the use of the use of the instructor's hooks and frames …

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Cdn $70.00

Wire Wrapped Pendant with Swarovski stone

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Lucie Lee

Course outline: Under Lucie Lee's guidance, students will learn different techniques how to set a Swarovski stone into wire jewelry without wrapping wire around the stone. Students will also learn how to create a chain necklace for the pendant. Skill level: Beginner Plus/Intermediate Prerequisite: Must know basic wire wrapping techniques Technique: Wire wrapping, wire weaving Bring to class: Students may either purchase a kit directly from the instructor or purchase their own materials: Swarovski 18.5 x 27mm Swarovski Rectangle 20ga round dead soft wire 26ga round dead soft wire Magnification if required Of special note: the class patterns and instructions …

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  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

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