Silk and Metal Thread Classes

Butterfly in Metals

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Butterfly in Metals is a study in the basics of metal thread embroidery.  The butterfly is stitched on silk satin, worked in pearl purls, and other threads. Reeled silk is used in the diagonal satin stitching and twisting into pearl purl.

 

Techniques you will learn or review are:  Couching purls and braids, adding silk to pearl purl, padding and satin stitch, making twist and couching twists.

 

Class time:              2 days

Proficiency level:   Basic

Technique:              Silk and Metal Techniques

Kit Costs:                $80.00

Size:                         4.75 inches circle

Overall size:          12 X 12 inches