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Chrysler To Go Activity Kit #2: Embroidered Monogram
Chrysler To Go Activity Kit #2: Embroidered Monogram
Chrysler Museum of Art

Chrysler To Go Activity Kit #2: Embroidered Monogram

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Across the globe, embroidery has been a simple way to decorate or embellish fabric with thread. Even though our example from China is 200 years old, we bet you can find embroidery on some of your clothing like where you see logos on polo shirts or hats.

In this activity, you’ll learn three different stitches—ways to bring the needle up and down through the fabric—to create different shapes and textures. You’ll then use those stitches to create an embroidered letter on a piece of burlap. 

Take a closer look at an embroidered Chinese silk robe.

  • Includes everything you need (except scissors) to make your own embroidered monogram
  • Link to instructional video included in the kit
  • Adult supervision recommended
  • Ideal for ages 5 and up
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Chrysler-to-Go

Each encounter with the Chrysler, whether in-person or virtual, should leave you enlightened, happy, and inspired. We enjoy every opportunity to bring art and people together through free admission and a broad range of exhibitions and programming. 

Our Chrysler-to-Go kits help children and adults take a break, enjoy a close look at an object from our collection, and create a work of art inspired by it. Each kit provides access to a video that gives the inside scoop on an artwork. Use the questions that are included to spark conversation and the instructions to complete an art activity. Each kit has most of the materials you need to complete the activity. Scissors are not included.