ASG Day Meeting – Scallop Shell Pincushion

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ASG Day Meeting – Scallop Shell Pincushion

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Celebrate the summer solstice by making a fancy Victorian style shell work pin cushion out of scallop shells and hand-dyed velvet.

Student will need to supply a sharp needle for hand sewing and #3 or # 5 Pearl cotton or similar (model uses Trebizond silk #635 Mockingbird but you can use something from your stash if desired). If the student wishes, a selection of beads can decorate the pin cushion using the fine pins. Left over pearl cotton can make a matching tassel or the student can provide ribbon or cord.

The $9 kit includes scallop shells with drilled holes, wool roving for stuffing, 3” doll needle, Iris super fine pins and salmon colored hand-dyed velvet.  Deadline to sign up is June 6th.  See June ASG Newsletter for more information.


June 24
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Ginger Scott


North Village Library
2505 Steck Ave.
Austin, TX 78757 United States
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