In-Person Technique Taster: Blackwork with Lucy Barter

Mae McCourt

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Date/Time
Date(s) - September 15, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Blackwork (sometimes known as Spanish work) is a type of counted thread embroidery, traditionally worked in black thread.

This class will be taught in-person at 850 Battery Street, San Francisco.

Class length: 3 hours

Skill level: Great for beginners or anyone wishing to brush up on their embroidery skills

Class Description: Learn the basics of blackwork! Blackwork (sometimes known as Spanish work) is a type of counted thread embroidery, traditionally worked in black thread. Counted stitches form geometric patterns, and varied thread thickness can be applied to produce shaded effects and depth. This design also featured gold thread highlights. Stitches include counted stitches and stem stitch.

Supplies: All materials will be provided to you in class.

Class Minimum: 3 students

Please click HERE to register.

About the Educator: Prior to co-founding SFSNAD, Lucy Barter, was the sole proprietor of her needlework business, Forever Embroidery Studio. Lucy served as the resident embroidery teacher at Filoli, created a Goldwork Embroidery Craftsy class, and served as the US Course Coordinator and instructor for the Royal School of Needlework.

In 2006, Lucy graduated from the Royal School of Needlework Apprenticeship Programme, and holds a BA Honors Degree in Fashion Design from the University of Northumbria. Lucy brings many valuable years of teaching, design and technical expertise to the needlework field. She is passionate about sharing traditional embroidery techniques.

Registration for this class closes 1 day prior to the start date. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of late registration, please contact info@sfsnad.org. Late registration will be accommodated when possible.

Cancellation policy: SNAD will refund tuition less a $25 processing fee up to 3 days (72 hours) prior to class start time. No refunds for cancellations with less than 3 days notification before class start time.

San Francisco School of Needlework & Design (SFSNAD) follows the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health’s guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Consistent with CDC recommendations, SFSNAD requires proof of vaccination in order to participate in onsite, in-person courses and classes. Particularly in light of the Omicron variant, we require visitors, students, and guests to the site to wear a well-fitting, non-vented mask such as an N95, KN95, or KF94 respirator.

SNAD is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and promoting the traditions of hand embroidery. If you are able, you can make a donation which will allow us to continue to develop fun and innovative community outreach programs.

Location
San Francisco School of Needlework and Design
850 Battery Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94111
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