Online Stumpwork Iris with Lauren Yeager (Two Sessions)

Mae McCourt

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Date(s) - September 16, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Our Stumpwork Iris course offers an introduction to creating a three-dimensional wired figure in silk and needlelace.

Two-Session Class*: September 9 (10 am – 1 pm PST) and September 16 (10 am – 1 pm PST)

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

Class length: 6 hours total

Skill Level: Intermediate

Class Description: Our Stumpwork Iris course offers an introduction to creating a three-dimensional wired figure in silk and needlelace. Additional elements include long and short stitching, wired cordonnet foundations with needlelace slips, stamens and stems in wrapped thread, fabric painting, and appliqué petals. These techniques can also be utilized for the creation of stumpwork hanging ornaments, pins or brooches, faux flowers for home decor, or even millinery sprays with other flower patterns.

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 $82. You will need to supply your own embroidery scissors.

Class Minimum: 3 students

Please click HERE to register!

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 for domestic shipping and 4 weeks prior for international shipping.
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.