The Gretchyn Leigh Dress Class
Learn the new way to end lace insertion: rounded! Simple, detailed instructions and photos make it easy to insert the lace motifs dress into this gorgeous Baby Dress. The shadow work design and featherstitch are worked using variegated silk floss (learning the secrets of working with variegated thread). Stitches covered are Shadow Work, Bullion, Granito, Featherstitch, and Lazy Daisy. Students will complete the lace insertion on a sleeve and dress front, start the shadow work and embroidery in class, then complete the dress at home. Beautiful fabric, elegant bow-motif lace and wonderful variegated silk embroidery floss make this class worth the time and effort!
This lovely dress was first seen in Creative Needle Magazine (Jan/Feb '07) under the title "Color Play" written by Susie Gay and is offered as a class with the permission of Creative Needle Magazine.
This is a 6-hour class and is suitable for the advanced beginner and beyond heirloom stitcher. The class is SAGA-approved in Fine Machine Sewing and worth 2 Artisan points upon successful completion.