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Ribbon Fringe Sunflower Pin taught by Arlene Baker

Fun facts: The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant native to the Americas. Its name is derived from the flower’s shape and image, which is often used to depict the sun. The plant has a hairy stem, and large circular heads of flowers.

In this workshop, the lavish ribbon fringe petals that shape the flower are stitched by hand to a crinoline foundation. Molded and hand-cut silk and rayon velvet leaves on wire stems, a realistic hand-crafted flower center surrounded by stamens and a flocked stem all combine to make a unique sunflower pin or millinery decoration.

 Class Time: 1 session, 7 hours with a lunch break. It is suggested you either bring a sack lunch or visit one of the many wonderful restaurants within walking distance.

Maximum class size: 12 people

Supplies needed: ** Supply list will be sent via email after registration

Prerequisites: Threading a needle and basic hand stitching

Fee: $75