East Meets West ©

Technique: Silk and Metal embroidery on canvas

Proficiency Level: Intermediate

Class Length: 4 days (24 hours)

Class Description: The trickle of a pool, the whisper of a breeze on our fan, the glow of late spring flowers invite the us to daydream of times past and follow the new growth into the future as we combine the elegance of traditional oriental design with Japanese and Western silk and metal techniques.
For dimensional effects we will be using string, felt, and stitch padding techniques. Japanese embroidery techniques of tie dye and modified flax leaf effects are combines with lattice work, superimposed embroidery, and many couching variations.  

Size: 12" X  16" design on  14" X 20"

Classroom Equipment: Flip Chart and Floor Ease.

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