University of Atlantia

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Introduction to Counted Thread Embroidery

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Instructor:
Sophia Greifenclau


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA82 June 9, 2012
Crs #:
508
Date:
Sat Jun 09
Time:
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fee:
$7.00
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
FULL
Room:
117
Course Category:
Arts & Sciences
Track:
No track assigned
Description
The ancestor of today's needlepoint, counted thread work is an easy to master, period embroidery technique popular in Germany between 1200-1400. In period, it was used to embellish pouches, hangings, cushions and other objects. This class includes a survey of counted thread techniques and the tools and materials to get you started stitching. Come prepared to stitch.