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Beginning Punch Needle Class with Francoise Danoy

This class is a fantastic opportunity to learn punch needle from the lovely and talented punch needle expert  Francoise Danoy!  The class is 3 hours in duration and will include a Knitters Pride punch needle set with case, monk cloth, hoop and yarn.  

Be prepared to have a great time learning this fantastic craft - you’ll have a finished (or nearly finished) project at the end of this class.  It will open up possibilities for making wall art, pillows, rugs and so much more!

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: You'll need to be able to utilize both hands and to be able to hold tools to punch through fabric with the tool. No previous experience with punch needle is required and skills will be taught in class.
Materials Included: Hoop, monkcloth, Knitters Pride Punch Needle Set + Case and a variety of yarns for project
Requirements: No previous punch needle skills needed.
Instructor: Francoise Danoy
Instructor Bio: About Fran?oise Tihei mauri ora, Ko Hikurangi te maunga Ko Waiapu te awa Ko Ngaati Porou te iwi, Ko Olivier Danoy tōku matua, noo Wiwi ia. Ko Athena Danoy tōku whaea. I whaanau ahau i te Whenua Moemoea. Ko Fran?oise tōku ingoa. Fran?oise is a textile fiber artist and creative business coach whose unique background and cultural heritage inform her work in captivating and meaningful ways. Born to a Franco-Māori family in Australia and raised in America, Fran?oise's diverse background has given her a unique perspective on the world and a rich tapestry of experiences to draw from in her work. With a deep passion for the fiber arts, Fran?oise has honed her skills over the years as a knitwear designer producing designs that are at once beautiful, intricate, and thought-provoking that tell deeply personal stories of her experiences as a diaspora Māori that resonate and connect with audiences worldwide. Her love of color, texture, and pattern is evident in every piece she creates, and she is always experimenting with new techniques and materials to bring her visions to life. As a creative business coach, Fran?oise is known for her ability to help others unlock their creative potential and achieve their artistic goals. With her keen eye for detail, her extensive knowledge of the design process and creative entrepreneurship, and her warm, supportive approach, Fran?oise is a skilled mentor and coach who inspires and empowers others to achieve their best work. Currently residing in San Antonio, Texas, Fran?oise continues to produce captivating fiber art and coach others in their design journeys, and as an Expert Generalist with Magical Teams. Her work has been internationally recognized, and she is highly sought after as a teacher and speaker, sharing her wisdom and expertise with others in the fiber arts community. With her rich cultural heritage, her passion for fiber arts, and her dedication to her craft, Fran?oise is a true force to be reckoned with in the world of fiber art and design. Whether you are a seasoned artist or just starting out, she is sure to inspire you with her creativity and her unwavering commitment to excellence.
3 Hour class with supplies included

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