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Anatomical Embroidery / Saturday, October 27th / 10-1pm

$ 110.00

Perfect your hand embroidery as we embellish beautifully macabre imagery sourced from 19th Century French anatomical teaching charts and botanical illustrations and custom printed on linen cotton canvas.  Select your choice from one of five original designs (heart, hand, skull, rib cage and ear) on the day of the workshop.  Perfectly suited for both beginners as well as more advanced students – instruction will cover solid core basics to more intricate embroidery stitches.  All materials (custom sampler, embroidery floss, hoops and needles!) along with instructional diagrams are provided and included in the cost of the class.  Coffee and pastries will be served.

You’ll receive one anatomical embroidery sampler as part of your workshop enrollment, however, additional designs will be available for purchase.

What to do once you’ve completed your anatomical embroidery at home? This free-form sampler features wide margins making is easy to hem the edges for a wall hanging or incorporate the panel into a pillow or larger quilted project!  We’ll discuss a world of options in this workshop.

Robert Mahar is a Los Angeles based artist and designer who develops and teaches imaginative crafts and clever do-it-yourself projects and products. Robert is one of eight makers to appear on the inaugural season of NBC’s crafting competition show Making It with Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman.  With an education in studio arts and art history, he has worked in a variety of creative fields including 13 years as an appraiser of modern and contemporary art.  Learn more about Robert, explore his video tutorial archive, discover his craft-inspired gift line for Knock Knock and shop his collection of curious embroidery samplers at http://robert-mahar.com.

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