SmithLaura 310 HeronAutumn 1by Laura Smith
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Stitch the great blue heron – or change the design with preliminary consultations. Embellish pre-printed silk and appliqué it. Lutradur and Tyvek create frilled plants and crunchy stones.


Technique: Mixed media, applied design and color theory optional, free motion machine embroidery
Proficiency: Intermediate Embroidery, All Levels Mixed Media
Kit Cost: $60
Design Area: 20" x 10" or student’s choice
Kit content: Instructions, Lutradur®, Tyvek®, printed silk, palette, brushes, containers, needles. Shared materials are paint, gels, textile glitter and pigment, embossing and wood-burning tools, full range of colors of thread and fabric, sewing machines

Student to Provide:
• All Purpose Respirator (OV/AG/P100 about $25 from
• paper scissors
• fabric scissors
• embroidery scissors
• usual stitching supplies including a metal thimble and 5” or 6” hoop for working with silk; note that Lutradur does not require a hoop or stretcher bars.

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