A virtual class with Catherine Redford Jan 13, 10:00am-12:00pm CST An introduction to basic Dorset-Button-making using plastic rings and yarn or embroidery thread.
An in-person class with Catherine Redford Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm Dating back to the late sixteenth century, Dorset buttons are a great way to embellish your quilting project and knitwear. This basic introduction to Dorset Button making uses plastic rings and yarn or embroidery thread.
An in-person class with Catherine Redford Mar 3, 2:00-5:00pm Add to your button-making experience with Shirtlace buttons. A more modern innovation than the Dorset buttons, Shirtlace buttons date back to the Edwardian era at the beginning of the twentieth century.
An in-person class with Catherine Redford Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm Start by learning or reviewing some basic embroidery stitches and work on a specially designed pre-printed sampler. Then add to the fun with more more novel approaches.
An in-person class with Catherine Redford Mar 4, 2:00-5:00pm Learn the 4 basic traditional stitches of Dorset Feather Stitchery while making a decorative and useful needle case.
An in-person class with Catherine Redford Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm Bold hand stitching finishes your quilts with big stitches and big style! Learn the basics plus Catherine's tips and ideas for success.
About Catherine Redford
English-born Catherine Redford learned to knit and sew as a child. After moving to Illinois, she found quilting, and it became a passion. An award-winning quilter, Catherine now has two DVDs and two books, Modern Machine Quilting: Make a Perfectly Finished Quilt on Your Home Machine and Butterfly Stitches. Five years after taking her first quilting class, she began to teach. An award-winning quilter, active member of her local guilds, and popular teacher at local and national levels, Catherine also co-founded the Naperville Modern Quilters Guild. An author, frequent magazine contributor, and guest on Quilting Arts TV, Catherine has two DVDs and a book on modern machine quilting techniques, Modern Machine Quilting: Make a Perfectly Finished Quilt on Your Home Machine, and new book on, Butterfly Stitches from C&T, coming out soon. For more about Catherine, go to catherineredford.com.