Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Lecture on May 24th: Chris Berry - Stitch by Stitch



Stitch by Stitch
Chris Berry

One of the most knowledgeable hands working in embroidery today,
Chris Berry is in high demand as an instructor, exhibitor, author and speaker.

This lecture will give a fascinating look at stitch and technique from 14th century Coptic Egypt up to British work in the eighteenth century.

Chris Berry is well known for her courses that teach the historic needlework of the Tudors and Stuarts. For over twenty years she has taught the City & Guilds advanced textile courses. For six years she was Chair of the UK Embroiderers Guild. Her recent 2011 exhibition in London, England used threadwork to explore ideas of a Venice in Peril.

Chris Berry joins us from the UK to deliver this lecture.

There will also be a Trunk Show & Sale of historic and contemporary embroidery from the Banjara community in India.

Join us:
7:30 pm
Thursday May 24th
Net Loft on Granville Island, Vancouver, Canada

 or by phone 604 669 3939



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