Napoleonic Bee of Fontainebleau (Session Two)

Lily Homer

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Date(s) - September 26, 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Skill level: Intermediate. This class will be taught virtually. An email confirmation will be sent with the Zoom login and password. 

Two-Session Class*: September 19th, 2020 (10am PST – 3pm PST), September 26th, 2020 (10am – 3pm)

*When you register for Session 1, you’ll be registered for both classes.

Class Description: Embroider a golden bee inspired by the bees from the imperial throne room of the Emperor Napoleon. This symbol of the Napoleonic era is worked in high padded relief and applied to velvet.  Learn different methods of padding including covered card and string. Goldwork techniques include cut work, purl purl boarders, and basket weave.  Also learn how to turn your work into an appliqué to be applied to another fabric.

Materials: Passing thread smooth purl, pearl purl and bright check

Online bookings are not available for this event.

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San Francisco School of Needlework & Design
360 Post St #604
San Francisco, CA 94108

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