Embroidery with Mixed Media – GCC Lightning Round


This course is available as a GCC Lightning Round through May 31, 2023. Our GCC Lightning Rounds are three or four of our Group Correspondence Courses that have been hand-picked by our Education Department and made available for individual EGA members to register without a group for a limited time. Visit our GCC Lightning Rounds page to learn more.

Registering for this Lightning Round will give you access to a class forum where you can ask questions, interact with other students and post pictures of your work.

More about Embroidery with Mixed Media below
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Study the amazing possibilities of four cool “new” mixed media materials on our Group Correspondence Course Embroidery with Mixed Media. Learn to work with soluble fabric, DuPont ™Tyvek®, Angelina® fibers and film, and acrylic gel media. These materials have many expressive qualities that extend the possibilities for embroidered designs. To add color, acrylic paint is used. Powdered pigments and Shiva Artist’s Paintstiks® are optional colorants. Bo-Nash Bonding Agent 007® and its pressing sheet are used to fuse Angelina fibers. Tools covered in the course include an iron, silicone pressing sheet, and three optional tools: the embossing tool, mini iron and steamless iron.

A top priority is to learn about safely requirements. These are discussed within the text and also summarized in an appendix. Other appendices give design ideas, sources for materials and tools, and information on color mixing. There are many additional mixed media materials in use today that are beyond the scope of this course. Only the materials mentioned above are covered.

Project: Samples or finished embroideries that incorporate fabric created using soluble stabilizer; Tyvek that has been worked with heat; three forms of Angelina (straight cut, crimped cut and film) made into fabric or worked with heat to shape them; two acrylic gel transfers and a small gel-coated embroidery
Size: Student’s choice
Fabric: Student’s choice
Threads: Student’s choice
Colors: Student’s choice
Skill Level: All
Prerequisites: None
Time: One short preliminary meeting to gather supplies, four working meetings, and one short turn-in meeting
Text: $39 (included in Lightning Round registration)
Supplies (approximate):

Learn more about Embroidery with Mixed Media and teacher Laura Smith by clicking here.

Additional Notes:

Please visit the GCC: Lightning Rounds page to learn more about our Lightning Rounds before enrolling.

Lightning Round registration is a benefit of membership with EGA. Not a member? Simply register for this class and the membership will be automatically added to the cart for you.

Charges are higher for Canadian and International students to cover the additional shipping expenses.

There are no refunds for course or text fees so make your selection carefully.