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OFT 021-F21 | Narrative Embroidery

OFT 021-F21 | Narrative Embroidery

Online 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9

Maximum Enrollment: 12 LBS

Course Description


by Maggie Muth 


Stories with needle and thread! Inspired by the works of Amazwi Abesifazani, Bayeaux Tapestry, and Anna Torma — in this class we will play with how to use stitching to tell a story.

Students will learn to use simple hand embroidery stitches to make words and pictures that tell a narrative. Embellishing with story line and materials is encouraged!


4 sessions via Zoom

10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9

Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 pm EST  


Tuition: $99

CEUs: n/a 



by Maggie Muth


Maggie Muth has a BFA in Painting (with a minor in drawing) from MECA, and a two year certificate in Stitched Textiles from the Opus School of Textile Arts in the UK. She has been a life-long stitcher and has taught classes at Maine Fiber Arts, Port Fiber and Mayo Street Arts, the American Visionary Art Museum, Maine College of Art, as well as overseas. She is the Founder and Director of the open itinerant stitching space for all: #stitchHIVE Portland Maine. www.instagram.com/maggiemuth



  • Sketchbook/notebook
  • your favorite good drawing pen
  • sharp thread snips (i.e. Fiskar)
  • 3 skeins of dmc floss - any color (or similar thread)
  • 1/2 yard of 100% cotton muslin or other similar cloth
  • hand-stitching needles
  • inexpensive 6” embroidery hoop

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