Proficiency Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Class Description: Couture embroidery on canvas
Today the sapphire gem is known as a Stone of Wisdom, a royal stone of learning and sharpness of thought and vision. It is said that its pure blue light brings order and healing to the mind, lending strength and focus, and an ability to see beneath surface appearances to underlying truth.
From the world of couture and goldwork on a foundation of congress cloth, this class will explore a variety of techniques: Chipping, S-ing, couching with and without beads, un point de vermicelli en perle, plus the application of sequins with and without beads and montees.