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CLASSES at Lacis


Simply download the registration form for the class you're interested in, fill it out completely, and drop it off in person during business hours (12:00-6:00 PM, Monday through Saturday)—or email us at info@lacismuseum.org—or call us at (510) 843-7290!
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CLASS SCHEDULE

Summer/Fall 2021




         Pleated Pansy: A Ribbon Flower Class
         with Patrice Krems

         Saturday, August 14, 2021 — 12:30 to 5:00 PM
           $55 + $20 kit fee (payable to instructor)


In this class, you'll learn how to make both a pleated pansy and the traditional hand-gathered, vintage-style pansy.
     Made out of French wired ombré ribbon in delicate pastels or vibrant jewel tones, a cheerful pansy works well as a brooch or millinery appliqué, and a bouquet of them looks stunning in a crazy quilt setting, decorative floral headbands, etc.

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         Beginning Tatting  • SOLD OUT—See Beginning Tatting & Beyond
         with Kevin Baum

         Saturday, August 21, 2021 — 12:30 to 4:00 PM
           $45


This class concentrates on the double stitch, which all shuttle tatting is based on.
     Once this first step has been mastered, we will learn to make rings and picots, and then how to connect rings through picots. The goal of these classes is to create, with practice, a simple edging of connected rings and picots.

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         Beginning Bobbin Lace: A 5-Hour Workshop for Beginners
         with Eva Gergely

         Saturday, August 28, 2021 — 10:00 to 4:00 PM
           $65 (Class Fee) + $64 Bobbin Lace Kit (students get 20% off kit)


Bobbin lace is the classic lace of Western civilization, captivating virtually every culture since 1500 when it became a very necessary and expensive part of fashionable clothing.
     Bobbin lacemaking is a multi-thread technique based on two basic motions working in a plaiting fashion using no more than four threads at a time. The threads, worked in the hands, require minimal eye acuteness, making it accessible to students of all ages.
     This class will cover preparation of materials, the basic motions and the basic stitches and grounds based on these motions.

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         Delightful Daffodils: A Ribbon Flower Class
         with Patrice Krems

         Saturday, Sept. 11 — 12:30 to 5:00 PM
           $55 + $20 kit fee (payable to instructor)


Learn how to construct delightful pleated daffodils out of French wired ribbon! Using these techniques, you can transform flat ribbons into an elaborate three dimensional ruffled confection.

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         Tambour Embroidery      • SOLD OUT •
         with Zoya Parkansky

         Saturday, Sept. 18 & Oct. 2, 2021 — 10:00 to 5:00 PM
           $150 (Class Fee) + $50 Tambour Embroidery Kit (plus tax)


Learn the hook embroidery techniques employed by haute couture ateliers! Particularly well-suited for bead- and sequin-work, and once mastered, rapid to execute while encouraging freedom of design.

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         Three-Petal Flower with Vintage Ruffle Edge
         with Patrice Krems

         Saturday, October 9 — 12:30 to 5:00 PM
           $55 + $20 kit fee (payable to instructor)


Learn how to make this exquisite vintage 1920s-inspired, hand-gathered ruffled edge three-petal flower with leaves and a bud using thread for the stamens.

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         Beginning Tatting (And Beyond)
         with Kevin Baum

         Saturday, October 16 — 12:30 to 4:00 PM
           $45


In this class you'll learn the double stitch, which all shuttle tatting is based on. After that comes rings and picots, and then connecting them. This is a multi-level class, so if you need a refresher or would like to further your tatting skills, this is the class for you!

Kevin Baum is an accomplished tatter and teacher with many years of experience. He's taught classes at both Lacis and SFSNAD, the San Francisco School of Needlework and Design.

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         Cabochon Roses
         with Patrice Krems

         Saturday, November 6 — 12:30 to 6:00 PM
           $55 + $20 kit fee (payable to instructor)


This versatile ornament is often seen on the clothes of the 1910s and 20s—learn to fashion wired ribbon into stunning cabochon roses and add an instant splash of vintage panache to an ensemble!

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