Classes & Lectures
After a lifetime of stitching, Nancy McElhinny has combined her 12 years of Executive experience with her love of fibers to create Fabulous Fibers. She has lectured and taught at shows throughout the country and you can now take advantage of this knowledge by scheduling a class for your guild, sewing group or shop. The following are some of the classes that have been taught to groups in the past.
Feel free to contact us if you would like a different subject taught to your group or you would like to change the time limit or requirements of a particular class.
You may want to take a minute
to view our upcoming events. We have indicated if we will be at a
show so you might want to schedule a class when we will be in your area.
Fiber Lace Scarf
Fiber Lace.....what a great technique to use your Fabulous Fibers and water soluble paper. Using two types of water soluble paper, one with adhesive, you can create a stunning Fiber Lace Scarf. Fiber Lace can also be used as a replacement for fabric in a garment, quilt or what ever else your imagination can think of!
Two/Four Hour Class - Sewing machine and kit Required
Needle Tatting 101
Learn the basics of needle tatting....the easy alternative to shuttle tatting but with the same result.
Minimum. Four hour class. Kit required.
The l hour lecture includes a trunk show with discussion about purchasing the correct size and/or fitting the sweatshirt to your body style, how each design was created and instructions on adding (couching) textured fibers and fabrics to change the look of your sweatshirt.
Work, The Stencil Jacket, Sweatshirt Fun or The Gorgeous Grid are all
offered in full day classes.
Each class takes you thru the steps of tailoring your sweatshirt the way you want it to
fit and a hands on class of the pattern.
The Stencil Jacket will include your favorite fabrics to enhance the design created using a quilting stencil and a sew and cut technique. A sweatshirt and fabric are required.
Sweatshirt Fun uses your choice of fabrics with
textured fibers for an awesome combination. The pattern includes a
light weight fusible web or fabric glue and
couching techniques to create this fabulous jacket. A sweatshirt,
fabric and fibers are required.
Bead Knitted Thimble/Pendant Bags
Nancy's lecture includes all the important tips to remember and suggestions to insure that you complete your project.
The full day class includes the benefit of your own hands on experience with Nancy guiding you all the way to completion!
Both formats include samples of all the fabulous colors and styles that are available
and encourage questions throughout. If you love to knit you will love this class!
Full Day Class - Basic knitting skills are a
prerequisite and a kit is required.
Minimum of 10 students required for classes & lectures.
Please contact us for Fee Schedule and available dates at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 724-355-5050.
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