Live Zoom Workshop: The Antique French Textile Sampler with Kaari / Saturday, July 24th / 10-1pm PST
A Month of Early French Household Textiles
Join us for a Saturday morning workshop and discover the beauty of old French textiles by creating something new out of something old! We've teamed up with some of our favorite French General teachers to offer a fun-filled, creative live Zoom workshop, complete with a kit from French General.
These workshops are great for beginners or experienced crafters. The kits include everything you need to create a beautiful project - with a few suggested useful tools to have on hand.
The Antique French Textile Sampler with Kaari
Saturday July 24th/ 10-1pm Pacific Standard Time
Create a sampler filled with antique linen, hemp, cotton, métis and nettle - all staples in early French households and trousseaus. Learn how the fabric was made and used in 19th century France. Hand-stitch or machine stitch your sampler and then embroider the name of each fabric for future reference. Workshop will include instruction on hand stitching, embroidery and binding.
The Antique French Textile Sampler Kit includes: antique linen, hemp, cotton, métis and nettle scraps, sewing thread, Valdani thread, printed labels, Wonderfuse and needles.
Other useful tools to have on hand: fabric scissors, thimble, iron and pressing pad
$150.00 Kit and Zoom Workshop
Kits will be sent out Mid-July
Be sure to tag your work on instagram #ilovefrenchgeneral