Chicken Scratch Embroidery with Erin

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Upgrade your wardrobe or wool projects!

Learn the art of Chicken Scratch embroidery, combining a handful of simple stitches to create intricate designs. Explore the history of Chicken Scratch embroidery, and how you can use it to upgrade your projects or repurpose old clothing. Experiment with using repetitive patterns as your canvas, different combinations of stitches, and a variety of threads.

In this class, you will:
  • Discuss the history of Chicken Scratch embroidery and where it originated
  • Learn how to use repetitive patterns like ginghams and polka dots to experiment with design and placement
  • Learn and practice a variety of embroidery stitches like straight stitches, cross stitches, woven circles, woven ovals, french knots and more!
  • Create and get inspired by other like-minded stitchers!

Meet Erin!

Erin is part of the Creative Web Team here at Sue Spargo's. As an artist and former art teacher, she loves working in a creative environment and always looks forward to producing our weekly Creative Classroom content. Outside of work, you'll find her painting, stitching, gardening, or supporting her two children in their sports and hobbies.

  • Fat 1/4 of gingham, polka dot, or gridded cotton fabric
  • Fat 1/4 Presto Sheer
  • Fabric scissors
  • Chalk pencil
  • Eleganza Perle Cotton #8 or 5
  • Needles: Tapestry #24 or 20
  • Embroidery scissors

Cancellation Policy for Classes and Events

Cancellation fees reflect the cost of registration, staff, instructor contracts, material acquisitions, and other services. This policy applies to all registrants, regardless of the reason for canceling. We encourage you to take our cancellation policies into consideration before registering for classes.

If you need to cancel your registration, you have the following options:


Registrants who cancel their enrollment in a workshop held in our Ohio studio may make a one-time transfer to any other workshop held in our studio.

  • Transfers may be made either in the current workshop season, or any workshop in the following year. Transfers must be made more than 30 days prior to the workshop.


If you prefer not to transfer your workshop registration, the following fees apply:

  • More than 60 days prior to the workshop, refund of your deposit minus a 20% cancellation fee.
  • Less than 60 days prior to the workshop, no refunds will be issued.


Registrants are able to send someone in their place into the workshop for no additional fee. In this case, no refunds will be issued, payment arrangements are the responsibility of the original registrant if needed

Class is held in our Ohio Studio located at 3755 Boettler Oaks Dr, Suite B, Uniontown, OH 44685. Class is held from 9am to 4pm, Tuesday, April 23 through Thursday, April 25. 

Supplies are available for purchase in-store during class if not purchased ahead of time.

For suggestions on hotel accommodations or any other questions/concerns, contact Abby at or call 330-899-9454 ext. 114.

Date & Time
June 21, 2024
9:00 AM 12:00 PM America/Toronto

Sue Spargo Folk Art Quilts

3755 Boettler Oaks Dr Ste B
Uniontown OH 44685
United States
+1 330-899-9454
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