This one-day, online workshop takes place on Zoom on December 13, from 6pm-8pm.
- Tuesday, December 13, from 6-8pm ET.
Please Note: Registration for this workshop closes on December 6, at 11:59pm.
About the Workshop:
- stitch sampler of basic and more complex embroidery stitches;
- how to stitch on fabric and on paper
- paper piercing
- how to use several different weights of stabilizers or interfacing to make book covers and pages
- tools for writing or drawing directly on fabric
- brief artist talk/sharing of embroidered books and artworks
Size 18-22 chenille needles – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007X952XG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1
Plain, woven fabric (Instructor recommends cotton muslin)
Paper that can be used for needlework
Sewing or embroidery thread (Instructor recommends DMC brand thread)
Lightweight fusible interfacing – https://www.amazon.com/MAROBEE-Interfacing-Lightweight-Non-Woven-Projects/dp/B08K8P8B7H/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?crid=1MDAW8LQKDOCM&keywords=Pellon+ultra-lightweight+fusible+interfacing&qid=1661294157&sprefix=pellon+ultra-lightweight+fusible+interfacing%2Caps%2C121&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1
Pellon ultra-firm fusible interfacing – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001B3OGMS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
- Embroidery hoop
- Erasable or heat erasable pens for fabric – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CBMMXZ0?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details
- Needle threader
About Iviva Olenick:
Iviva Olenick is a Brooklyn-based artist developing textiles from seed to fiber and dye and using textiles as texts.
Her work has been exhibited all over the United States, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Museum of Design Atlanta; the Hunterdon Museum, NJ; Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, NYC; the Center for Book Arts, NYC; the Old Stone House, Brooklyn; Wyckoff House Museum, Brooklyn.
Olenick is a faculty member of SVA’s MFA Art Practice program where she teaches Fibers. In addition, she gives artist talks and designs intensive textile-based workshops for museums and universities.
All images courtesy of the instructor.
In order to best serve our community near and far, many of our online classes are pay-what-you-can. The amount you choose to pay goes directly toward our instructors and toward creating scholarship opportunities for the future.
All workshops at CBA are subject to our cancellation policies.