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Advanced Embroidery 1F19

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Expand your embroidery repertoire by learning more advanced and layered stitches. Explore uses of decorative and imaginative stitches. Students should have a basic understanding of embroidery and know some basic stitches, such as cross, chain, split, stem and back. Prerequisite: Basic Embroidery or equivalent skills. 

Joetta Maue

Joetta maue profile

Joetta Maue teaches to encourage people to share their voice and to connect through the act of creating. Joetta hopes to break down expectations and limitations of medium and ideas around art. She enjoys the diversity and open-ness that comes with her students at the Eliot School. She also teaches at UMass Boston, Northeastern University, internationally recognized workshop programs and as a visiting artist, primarily with photography and embroidery drawing practices. Her current work includes embroideries, graphite drawings and photographs exploring intimacy, motherhood and the everyday of domestic space. Her work has been shown at galleries and museums internationally and featured in numerous publications. She is also an active curator, arts writer and mama. 

Fiber Arts, Mixed Media, Photography
Materials & Tools:

An embroidery hoop, 9-inches or your choice

Your choice of colored embroidery floss, 6-strand

Basic sewing kit, including scissors, thread, pincushion, pins and needles, thimble, seam ripper

Embroidery needles