Make, learn and talk about needle lace.
Learn how to make the beautiful Turkish art of Igne Oyasi - Knotted Lace! Points covered will be: Knots and Loops - The fundamental units in needle lace technique; increasing loops in a row; decreasing loops in a row; casting on new color or adding more thread; practice with tail ends and casting on; outlining with color thread; giving a flower 3D effect; undoing knots and mistakes; and discussion of thread types that can be used.
Materials required: 2 different color balls of Lizbeth 10, 20, or 40 thread; gold plated tapestry needles size 22; and sharp scissors. All of these will be available for purchase at the class as well. Join us for one of two classes on April 21, 2018, at the Craft Corner, 4 East Main St., Chesterfield, IN. Class times will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Please indicate your time preference in the comments on your order. All efforts will be made to assure your preference if possible.