Silk and Metal Thread Embroidery

$110.00$245.00

The shimmer of gold and silver on fabric is the focus of this course. This is an in-depth study of the various techniques of silk and metal thread embroidery. Note: The image shows an example of the kind of work this course will prepare you for.

To suit the student’s needs, the student may register for all the lessons or only a portion of the lessons (registered for in sets of three: 3, 6, or 9). The three lessons would not have to be in any order, but Lessons 1 and 2 are required. If the student wishes to skip the first and second lessons, it is necessary to submit a worked sample of these techniques to determine proficiency.

Because this class is available in 3, 6 and 9 lesson options, the price of the text varies and is paid directly to the teacher.

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Description

Lesson 1. History, framing up, transferring design, and metal thread techniques.

Lesson 2. Silk embroidery techniques.

Lesson 3. Pattern couching, Italian shading, and couché rentré.

Lesson 4. Various metal threads.

Lesson 5. Linear and filling patterns including value and texture.

Lesson 6. Padding, laid work patterns, basketwork, and kid appliqué.

Lesson 7. Or nué.

Lesson 8. Shading Japanese gold to a figure.

Lesson 9. Paper due and final project.

Teacher: Kay Stanis
Time:
6 to 24 months
Class fee: $110 for 3 Lessons; $175 for 6 Lessons; $245 for 9 Lessons
Text fee:
Variable, please contact instructor. Because this class is available in 3, 6 and 9 lesson options, the price of the text varies and is paid directly to the teacher.
Prerequisites: None
Supplies (approximate): At least $5 per lesson but initial outlay will probably be more
ICC Pin Thread Color: DMC #977

Note: Please read the Student Responsibilities on the ICC page before enrolling. The timeline for course completion begins when you register. There are no refunds for course or text fees so make your selection carefully.