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Back to Basics The Right Way: Level 1 (Montgomery AL)

  • The Needle Bug 7020 Vaughn Rd Montgomery, AL, 36116 United States (map)

In the first class of the Back to Basics The Right Way series, Tony guides the student in the correct way of stitching to improve needlepoint techniques. Included in the session are a discussion of essential tools, threading the needle, beginning and ending threads, straight Gobelin stitches, and diagonal stitches. He discusses thread selection, diagonal stitches, line stitches, crossed stitches, tied stitches, and plaited stitches. Tony also shows the student the correct way to mount the canvas on stretcher bars, compensation, filling patterns, knots, Bokhara couching, canvas appliqué, traditional canvas appliqué slip, and Tony's Tenets.

Proficiency Level:  All


The Needle Bug
7020 Vaughn Road
Montgomery, AL 36116


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