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Braille embossing on metal tags

August 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

$90

Class Description
This fiber arts class with heart introduces students to embossing braille characters onto clothing. If rocking a vintage hat and want to try your hand at metal embossing with a historic slate & stylus is your jam, this is the perfect class for you. The class is taught by a full-time teacher at Perkins School for the Blind sharing a unique talent for creating unique and resourceful art using embossing techniques. Art is limitless and here is a chance for you to try it out.

Class Goals
– a basic history of Braille
– how to use a slate & stylus
– how to add a metal tag to a baseball cap
– a beginner lesson in metal embossing

The final product will be your own awesome baseball cap with a Brailled metal tag on it. The hat and information provided will be yours to keep.

Materials Provided
– Baseball caps (feel free to bring your own)
– Slate & stylus
– Embroidery thread and needles
– Basic history of Braille

Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$90
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Instructors

Venue

Artisan’s Asylum
10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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Phone:
617-284-6878
Website:
www.artisansasylum.com
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