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Early Period Embroidery

Lanea verch Kerrigan

University Session UA97 - 9/16/2017 Course # 224
Time 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fee
Length 1 hr Credits 1
Attendees 25/30 Room 900
Course Category AS: Arts & Sciences

Learn about the development and history of embroidery, early period embroidery motifs, and the techniques necessary to recreate them. We’ll discuss several historical examples; fabrics, embroidery threads, and dyes commonly used in different regions; and how to work with period materials or approximate them where the original sources are unavailable. We’ll also discuss transferring designs to a garment, appliqueing separate embroidered pieces to garments, troubleshooting, and making beautiful embroidered garments that will hold up to camping, laundering, and fighting. The fee covers the cost of the packet. I also make the packet available online for free.

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