Recording Now Available: Elizabethan Embroidery And The Trevelyon Miscellany Of 1608 with Kathy Andrews

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Did you miss our virtual lecture with Kathy Andrews? Good news, registration is now open for instant access to the recording of her lecture: Elizabethan Embroidery And The Trevelyon Miscellany Of 1608! Here’s your chance to catch up with this exciting lecture if you missed it live. Upon registration you will be able to access the video from the lecture page through September 11, 2023.

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About this lecture: The Trevelyon Miscellany of 1608 is best known for a series of embroidery designs, which have become a treasure trove for embroiderers and costume designers. Unpainted motifs of carnations, roses, cowslips and columbine, acorn and oak leaves fill the pages.

Thomas Trevelyon, a London craftsman of whom little is known, created his miscellany in 1608 when he was about 60 years old. In addition to the embroidery designs, it includes is a collection of handwritten notes and drawings covering many topics that Trevelyon felt were important to record.

A brief overview of the concept of a miscellany will be explained. We will see a facsimile of the Miscellany and explore the embroidery designs within. Participants will see both period and current examples of embroidered pieces whose designs are inspired/taken from the Miscellany.

Kathy Andrews is a textile artist and embroidery teacher who works with students of all abilities, teaching them the techniques and the joy of hand embroidery. With her enthusiasm for stitch and encouraging classroom atmosphere, she is a soughtafter teacher of embroidery. Kathy has taught at EGA National Seminars, for EGA chapters in the USA, and globally in her many online courses. Her popular and engaging lectures are in demand both in person and on Zoom. She received her Certificate of Technical Hand Embroidery with Merit from the Royal School of Needlework and her City and Guilds Certificate in Design and Stitched Textiles. In addition to her teaching, she has been published in Needle Arts Magazine and maintains an active blog.

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