Date(s) - October 7, 2022
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Three-Session Class*: September 23 (8 am – 11 am PST), September 30 (8 am – 11 am PST), October 7 (8 am – 11 am PST)
*When you register for Session 1, you’ll be registered for all three sessions
Class length: 9 hours total
Skill Level: Intermediate
Class Description: Needlepainting is a technique that can rely on source material photographs for reproducing images as well as the stitcher’s choice of colors and their placement to create a designed image from one’s own imagination. In this class, join SFSNAD Online Content Creator & Producer Lauren Yeager, as she teaches techniques from both English and Japanese style needlepainting, along with couching threads, padding, and trailing.
Supplies: Class kit will be 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 range for this class is around $80.You will need to supply your own embroidery scissors.
Class Minimum: 3 students
About the Educator: Lauren 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 SFSNAD, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.