The Fall 2016 course spans Levels 1 to 6.
Our Fall 2016 class series highlights the embroidery skills used to create the amazing embroideries that grace the Paris Haute Couture collections every season. Each level is taught over a period of two 3-hr classes on one Saturday or two evenings(Monday/Wednesday) a week at our location in NoLita, NYC with an open lab on Sunday; which allows for either additional advice, a quiet space to work or to ask questions about personal projects.
Level 1 teaches the basic chainette stitch along with incorporating beads and sequins.
Level 2 and 3 cover basic and complex fill techniques.
From Level 4 on, students learn to combine previous skills and work with unusual materials to create stunning effects both subtle and grand in nature.
With the final class, students are expected to create a finished product which exhibits their artistry as a designer and embroiderer.
This level teaches the basic chainette stitch along with the addition of various materials.
With this level, students learn basic techniques for fills.
A continuation of level 2, students learn additional fill techniques.
This class focuses on learning to applique fabric and mix stitch techniques.
In the final level, students learn variations of previous techniques and novel finishing methods.
This class focuses on design and layout with the goal of creating a finished product.