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Pre Conference Class #9
Embellish a Small Purse in Colorful Wools (O)
Friday, Aug 2
9:00 - 4:30 pm

Participants will learn basic embroidery stitches with which to embellish a piece of wool felt that will cover a coin purse or small pouch. The wool, embroidery thread, needles and a blank zippered canvas bag will be provided. Bring small scissors, needles that you prefer, tiny straight pins, optional needle threader and your desire to learn and play with colorful stitchery. Barb uses embroidery floss and #8 embroidery thread.

Level: All
Material fee: $20

Instructor: Barb Garritson

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Barb has been a lifelong resident of Montana. With a degree in Speech, Theatre and Art, and a
master’s in Bilingual Education, she taught school for 30 years. Retirement has allowed her to
paint and sew to her heart’s content! She has taught at sewing festivals and in classes. Barb
was certified to work with people who have dementia or brain injuries. She has participated in
Art shows and continues to paint virtually and with small groups. Her hobbies include, but are
not limited to, sewing quilts and garments, painting, wool embroidery, spinning, knitting,
weaving, beadwork, word games, basketry, and traveling with her husband.

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