Classes & Workshops

EXPERIMENTAL SURFACES: MACHINE STITCHING AND UNEXPECTED MATERIALS

In conjunction with the 108|Contemporary exhibition Amanda McCavour: Diaphanous Embroidery
 (August 3 – September 23, 2018) 

Register today to learn how to use your sewing machine in a whole new way in this one-day workshop!

This workshop focuses on constructing dynamic, textured, mixed media surfaces with machine embroidery and water-soluble stabilizer. Explore embroidery using the machine to create expressive line. Students are encouraged to experiment with an assortment of materials like plastics, papers, and yarns to create a variety of samples to discover different texture and color combinations. Free motion embroidery techniques are covered along with collage. The workshop includes a discussion of contemporary artists working with stitch, installation and drawing. This class is open to students of all levels. If you can sew a straight (or curved) line with a sewing machine, you have all the skills you need for this class!

SUPPLIES REQUIRED:

  • Sewing machine

SUPPLIES RECOMMENDED:

  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Sewing accessories

Workshop Cost: $175 per person

More information about Amanda McCavour 

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Date

August 4, 2018
9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Price

$175 per person

Venue

Ahha Tulsa

Instructor

Amanda McCavour