Creating a 3-d Goldfinch From Thread
Free Motion Embroidery, Thread Painting

Students will learn to create appliques totally from thread. Free motion embroidery will be used to create a goldfinch. The technique can be later used to make realistic images of birds, flowers, or wildlife. All the tricks, from working with difficult threads to controlling distortion, will be covered. These can be used as focal points in wall hangings and wearable art.