During some classes in order to learn as many different styles as possible, students will develop samples rather than completing a class project.
“Dealing with faces”:(Full day)
A Workshop that guides you through the transference of design, applying fabric, and free-motion machine embroidery for embellishment of Portraits. Students must bring a sewing machine with Zig Zag and “feed-dogs down” capability to class. Students will work from a kit that includes a variety of facial features ready for transference (included in material fee). Students have the option of selecting which features they prefer to work on, i.e. – a smile with teeth, eyes, eyeglasses, hair, etc. In order to learn the different techniques, students will develop samples rather than completing a class project. Full supply list and preparatory instructions available on registration. Student level – Intermediate to advanced.
PORTRAITS (5 weeks – 3 hr classes, once a week) for Guilds and shops within a 100 mile radius from Binghamton, NY only.
Create an heirloom from a photograph of someone in your family, the family pet, or some very special person in your life, You will create life-like fabric portraits using the proper selection of fabrics, light and shadow, fusible webs, and threadpainting. Sewing machines with “feed-dogs down” capability a must. Students will go home with completed “top.” Preparatory instructions and a complete list of supplies available on registration. Student level – Intermediate to advanced.
PORTRAITS can also be done as an intensive weeklong workshop.
Lectures and workshops may be combined. However, if a variation, combination, or a subject other than those presented above is desired, a discussion of it’s feasibility will be necessary before concluding arrangements.