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Chicken Scratch Embroidery Workshop for Kids

  • Coquitlam Heritage Society 1116 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam Canada (map)

Also known by the terms Depression Lace, Amish Embroidery, Chinese Pinwheel and many more this embroidery technique became popular during the Depression. These delicate stitches were used to make home sewn garments and home accessories more decorative inexpensively. Join textile artist Margot Calvert for a workshop to learn the three stitches that make up the chicken scratch style. Choose a colour of gingham fabric and stitch away the afternoon in our 1909 parlour setting.

Light snacks included. Beginners welcome. (Ages 8-12)

$18 per child