Improvisational Embroidery

October 31, 2021 - November 5, 2021

Kathryn Clark  ·  kathrynclark.com


Workshop at a glance

Learn improvisational embroidery by breaking rules, embellishing, designing, and experimenting. This is a class where you can just enjoy the process of stitching and creativity.

Techniques

  • Improvisational approach to embroidery
  • Stitching and embellishment with thread

Materials

  • Fabric and paper
  • Needles and stitching tools

Outcomes

  • Study the work of contemporary embroidery artists
  • Create sewn art works, samplers and other ways to use embroidery

Artist Bio

Kathryn Clark is a textile artist who lives in Sonoma and San Francisco, California. Her art reflects global societal issues. Her work has been exhibited widely across the U.S. and featured in publications including The Craft Companion, Quilts and Human Rights, and Craft for the Modern World: The Renwick Gallery Collection. Clark’s “Washington, D.C. Foreclosure Quilt” is part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection.
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Workshop Description

The goal of this workshop is for students to delve into an improvisational approach to embroidery by breaking rules, embellishing, designing, and experimenting. This is a class where you can enjoy the process of stitching and the creative process. Participants will study the work of contemporary embroidery artists around the world, discuss design inspiration and creativity, learn helpful working techniques, and experiment with stitching, embellishment, and presentation techniques. You will become more relaxed and innovative with embroidery and will create unique pieces of art works, embroidery samplers, wearable art, or an embroidered sculpture. Open to all skill levels.

COURSE FEE: $600  ·  materials list



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