Flights of Floral Fancy
July 25 - 30, 2021
Katherine Diuguid · katherinediuguid.com
Workshop at a glance
Inspired by nature, create your own unique floral motifs utilizing embroidery and surface design techniques.
- Basic embroidery
- Historical stitches and techniques of foral motifs
- Experiment with surface design, watercolor, and eco-printing
- Printed fabric, raw silk, and, cotton
- Watercolor, colored pencils, and natural eco printing
- Sketches and watercolors
- Fabric sampler with floral motifs
Katherine Diuguid is a studio artist specializing in hand embroidery and textiles. She has taught embroidery and textile workshops both nationally and internationally as well as university courses at North Carolina State University. She has been awarded artist residencies at the North Carolina Museum of Art and at Penland School of Craft. Diuguid has worked on special projects for Durham Cathedral in the U.K. and at the Art Institute of Chicago.
This workshop introduces students to the iconic periods throughout history when floral motifs abound in embroidery and are interpreted in styles reflecting each period and culture. The class will take advantage of the natural surroundings of Arrowmont for your sketching and watercolor creations. Participants will design and stitch their own floral-inspired samples and experiment with surface design techniques to complement the stitched details. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $600 · download the materials list
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