Colored Edging

Teacher - Victoria Ong
Level Beginner & Level 1 Needle and Shuttle

Description In this workshop, Victoria will teach beginners how to create a beautiful edging pattern with a detailed colored border around the edges of a project.
Skills Required Must be comfortable using short needles similar in size to sewing needles. Must have good hand/eye coordination
Techniques Taught Turkish Needle Lace: Knotted Lace Technique

Learning Points:
• Knots and Loops- The Fundamental Units in Needle Lace Technique
• Decreasing Loops in a Row
• Casting on New Color or Adding More Thread
• Good Practice with Tail Ends and Casting On
• Weaving the thread and the weave loop
• Outlining the Pattern
Undoing Knots and Mistakes
Materials/Supplies Gold-plated tapestry needle size #18.
Lizbeth Thread size #10 or 20 in at least 2 colors (Ideally, white, and 4 other colors).
Sharp scissors.
Seam ripper.
Needle threader.

Participants must bring:
Handkerchief with hemstitching OR mesh plastic canvas (commonly used for cross-stitching) for the best experience in class if they do not purchase the custom plastic template for class.

Optional: Desk lamp
Magnifying lens for those who have trouble seeing.
Kit $6.00 optional kit for participants only
Notes Class will be repeated once during the 2022 Tat Days