Online Goldwork Moth with Lauren Yeager (1/3)

Mae McCourt

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Date(s) - August 5, 2022
8:00 am - 11:00 am

This is a 3 Session Class.

About this event

All Zoom information will be emailed to you prior to the class.

Three-Session Class*: August 5, 2022 (8 – 11 am PST) / August 12, 2022 (8 – 11 am PST) / August 19, 2022 (8 – 11 am PST)

*When you register for Session 1, you’ll be registered for all three sessions

Class length: 9 hours total

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Description: Learn to create this beautiful goldwork moth utilizing couched Japanese and purl pearl threads on silk fabric. Our moth uses felt padding for dimension and employs cutwork appliqué and chipwork techniques, as well as stem stitch for fine details. This mixed metal kit also includes gold, copper, and silver threads.

Supplies: Class kit is sold separately.

We’re partnering with Maydel as a source for all of your material needs. Once you are registered, you will receive further instructions on purchasing your kit for this class. Please note that kit price for this class is around $130.

You will need to supply your own embroidery scissors.

Please click HERE to register.

About the Educator: Lauren Yeager is a textile artist with a particular interest in studying and preserving traditional garments and embroidery. This led her to studying with the Royal School of Needlework in the UK, and later with the Japanese Embroidery Center and Ecole Lesage as well. She has a BFA in Fashion Design from Columbia College in Chicago, and has received multiple awards for construction and design in costume and in hand embroidery, including the DCASE individual artist grant from the City of Chicago.

Before coming to SNAD, Lauren worked as a production assistant for visual artist Nick Cave in his Chicago studio, building soundsuits for museum installations and private collections. She has extensive experience as a freelance artist, assisting in costume production for various performances and competitions.

Registration for this class closes 2 weeks prior to the start date in order to allow for the shipment of kits. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of late registration, please contact Late registration will be accommodated when possible with an additional expedited shipping fee.

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.

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.