Royal Blackwork Sampler in the 17th Century Tradition

Date: 11/13/2004
Time: 9:00-4:00
Type: Workshop
Location: Health Track
Teacher: Rae Iverson

is known for her  beautiful designs which incorporate many stitches, some new
to even experienced needle workers, and her ability to make them understandable
and possible to execute. 

On Saturday, Rae will teach her “Royal Blackwork Sampler in the 17th Century 
Tradition”, one of her original designs. It is worked on 32 count linen with silk
threads and includes a large variety of stitches. Time in class will be spent on the
teaching piece which will incorporate all the stitches of the sampler and can be finished
as a needle book or small framed piece. Participants can anticipate that the stitching
on this small piece will be completed by the end of the day. 

Linen: 32 count linen
Threads:  Stranded Silk 
Stitches: Antwerp Buttonhole, Broad Chain, Buttonhole Bars, Diagonal Cable, Four-sided, Hardanger,
Hemstitch, Hem,  Holbein, Longarm Cross, Needle Weaving, One over one, Pulled
Rococo, Renaissance Herringbone and Reversible Italian Satin
Class Length One day
Kit Cost: $95
Maximum Teaching Fee:  $55