Goldwork Embroidery Course
Just a quick post today shortly before I go to bed :). This week I am joined by five incredible women doing a whole week of goldwork embroidery at my studio in Bad Bayersoien. We have so much fun! And lots of delicious cakes and desserts too. Oh, it is soooo hard to be an embroidery tutor... Have a look at some of the eye-candy in the making. Next week's post will feature a more in-depth review of students' work!
Here are Mari-jan from the Netherlands and Kristin from Berlin discussing buttonhole thread whilst framing up their slate frames. Mari-jan works on a beautiful Art-Deco iris and Kristin has fun with the Christmas-decorations from Hazel Evrett's goldwork book. In the other picture you'll see Monika and Sabine, both fairly local ladies. Monika works a flower design from Inspirations, but in a whole new spectacular colour-way! And the Sabine has fallen in love with a peacock. Yup, strange things happen when you embroider!
And this is the culprit: a small clutch-bag (the handle is a later addition). It was brought in by one of my Sticktreff regulars: Claudia. It belonged to her grand-mother.
The fifth lady in our party, is Erika from the next village. She will stitch up a Madonna much in the way of my St. Laurence. Extra special, it will be a copy of the Madonna her late husband once bought. Do look out for next week's post with all the details and a lot of eye-candy!
Fijn dat er zoveel dames het goudborduren leren en dat eten van al die overheerlijke taarten is echt een straf, ha ha ik had er graag bij geweest. Lieve groetjes uit Dordrecht
Wij missen jou ook Mabel! Ze zijn nog diep onder de indruk van je blackwork vis :). Liefs, Jessica
Wish i lived closer.
Me too, Kathleen! Or one of these teleporter Startrek things would help too :)!
Oh, my, what a gorgeous clutch! She must treasure it!
Yes, and you know what? It was in her Carnaval-box... But, now that she has started to embroider, she treasures it and plans on using it! Today, Sabine will start her version on a gorgeous dark red dupion silk. Yummy!
I would love to have you here, Catherine!
Have fun and beware of the two-o'clock-nod! ;)
We will Marina!
It is a beauty, Rachel! However, on closer inspection, you can tell that they were cheaply and quickly stitched. Which is fascinating in itself!
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