Hungarian Written Embroidery II
In this workshop we'll learn additional stitches used in Hungarian written embroidery to widen our stitch vocabulary and create more elaborate designs.
We'll begin with a review of the foundation stitch from the Level I class. We'll cover several stitches to embellish the floral patterns, look at decorative shapes that stem from Baroque and Islamic art, and consider different ways of finishing a piece, including different edging techniques.
Needle Lace beautifully decorates the edges of pillows and tables throughout Transylvania. Learning these edging techniques will add beauty and finish to all of your personal projects.
Ideal for students who have taken Level I or advanced embroiderers.
Date: Saturday April 6, 2019
Times: 2pm - 5pm
Location: TATTER Blue Library, 505 Carroll Street Suite 2B, Brooklyn NY 11215
Cost: $90 (per session)
What To Bring: All materials are provided in this course.
Our Teacher: Sarah Pedlow
Sarah Pedlow, artist and founder of ThreadWritten Textiles, is interested in traditional embroidery, cultural preservation, and creating a global community of makers connected via cultural heritage skills. From 2012 - 2015 she researched Hungarian Kalotaszeg written embroidery in Transylvania, Romania and made products with women artisans.
Through many trips to Hungary and Romania her love of embroidery grew, prompting travel for artist residencies in Iceland, Mexico, and this summer, The Netherlands and Ukraine. Sarah teaches workshops and lectures in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the country. She holds a BA in Studio Art and French Studies from Scripps College, Claremont, CA and an MFA in Visual Arts from Rutgers University.
www.threadwritten.com / IG @threadwritten