August 4th, 9:30-5:00

Experimental Surfaces: Machine Stitching and Unexpected Materials

In conjunction with ahha Tulsa and the upcoming 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

Register here

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Venue ahha Tulsa
Address 101 E. Archer Street
Tulsa, OK 74103, US
Starts Sat Aug 4 2018, 9:30am CDT
Ends Sat Aug 4 2018, 5:00pm CDT