Japanese Boro, Mending in Mind
Friday, Jan. 27, 2023
Virtual Workshop, open to everyone.
You will be captivated by the Boro Stitching process as the beauty of your stitches and the feel of the texture magically begin to emerge on your cloth. Becoming immersed in the stitching, you’ll soon discover the calming effect of this lovely practice. All your stitching will be done by hand without an embroidery hoop.
The Goldfinch Collage, Virtual Workshop
Saturday, Jan.28, 2023
Open to everyone.
In my all time favorite workshop, students will learn step-by step how my original bird designs are made. Raw edge applique adds to the beauty and the ease of stitching of these pieces. I will guide students through the process to create these magical creatures. Covered in class:
- Hand embroidery technique basics
- Background composition options
- Construction of the bird and the stitching
- Finishing techniques for preserving and displaying your work
Take a Free Class On Me!
You can take one of my embroidery classes for free on Skillshare. This link will give you 30 days free with no obligation to subscribe.
This way you can learn many of the tips and tricks I use in my hand stitched work and explore other wonderful classes as well.
Artist, Teacher, Lifelong Student
As soon as she was old enough to safely hold a needle, April's grandmother taught her the skills of sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, lace making, and embroidery. These days, April finds herself exploring the modern and innovative avenues of mixed media and textile arts. Her love for connecting with the community has lead her to teaching, which allows her to share the knowledge she gains on her artistic journey.