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  • WANNA MAKE SOME BUTTONS?

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    MAKE YOUR OWN BUTTONS!

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  • EMBROIDERY CLASS: Embroidered Hats

    Add some flair to a baseball hat with this hands-on workshop. Choose from a variety of playful designs, such as plants, fruit, mushrooms, landscapes, flowers, and more! Fiber artist Melissa Galbraith, will show you how to get started with hand embroidery and cover beginner-friendly stitches like the back stitch, satin stitch, seed stitch, and reverse chain stitch. A full kit is included with this class and comes with full skeins of DMC thread in various colors, a unisex one size fits most baseball hat, transfer designs, and an embroidery needle.

    This in-person class will take place at Monster, 1716 NW Market St., on March 30th starting at 6:30 PM.

    Please arrive about 15 minutes before class begins. 

    Class attendees receive a 20% discount on any same-day purchases at Monster (excluding original art, gift cards and class tickets). Fair warning: this discount is going away at the end of 2023. 

    About the Instructor

    Melissa Galbraith is the fiber artist behind MCreativeJ. She was born and raised in the desert of Washington state, where her mother instilled a love of making things by hand at an early age. Drawing on her love of nature, Melissa creates whimsical and modern embroidery patterns and kits. She loves sharing how anyone can embroider with her embroidery kits, patterns, and virtual workshops.

    Melissa was reintroduced to hand embroidery after finding her desk job monotonous and needing a creative outlet. She loves that embroidery allows her to play with texture and color and is also a portable craft. Along the way, many crafty minded makers also wanted to learn how to embroider too but were daunted by where to start. So Melissa began to share her embroidery knowledge.

    Melissa's embroidery kits and patterns make it easy to learn a new craft for makers of all skill levels. She loves seeing makers fall in love with the needle arts and seeing that magical ah-ha moment of learning something new.

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