Modern Doily
All levels | 34 min 39 sec
Make Doily
Finish Doily
Anna Maria Horner puts a contemporary spin on the traditional doily, showing you how to create concentric rings of running stitches in a beautiful spectrum of colors. The project is terrific for practicing and refining your hand sewing skills – plus you’ll have the satisfaction of hand stitching a modern heirloom. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • ½ yard cream colored linen fabric
  • ½ yard mustard color cotton fabric
  • Pearle Cotton thread in various colors
  • piece of scrap paper (8½ x 11 will do)
  • t-pin and tapestry needle
  • water soluble fabric pen
  • embroidery needle
  • iron and ironing board
  • sewing machine w/ matching thread
  • scissors
  • clear acrylic ruler
Learn how to:
  • Work a running stitch
  • Blind sew
  • Hide knots at beginning and end of thread
  • Use the best hand sewing posture

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to create a modern doily
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction by artist Anna Maria Horner
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
168 users recommended this class to a friend
Qash Qai
It’s easy but the result is so beautiful.
More than 3 months ago
Karen Swann
Wonderful class, and she shares so many little tips as she goes along. Loved this class.
More than 3 months ago
Carole Kaiser
I just recently started sewing by hand. I will definitely make a few of these. Anna Maria is such a great teacher
More than 3 months ago