Re: [WKneedle] Apprenticeship info needed
>Greetings, Needleworkers of the West! I have finallyWhile we don't have anyone in the immediate area, perhaps someone on
>decided to take the plunge and formally begin my
>needleworking apprenticeship. I have a few questions
>that are not on the guild's web page, and I thought I
>could get some answers in this forum. I really need
>these answers before I can start work.
>1) I need a mentor. I am still rather new at
>needleworking, and I would like some professional
>feedback. Is there anyone in or near the
>Livermore/Pleasanton area whom I could consult?
the list would be willing to meet separately with you. Otherwise,
please try to come to Mentor's Corner at March Crown and we will work
with you or find someone to work with you.
>2) I have a little contemporary piece alreadyAs I mentioned before, it is allowed for the program since the
>finished, a small crosstich moose I made for my
>husband. Could that be used for one of my evaluation
>pieces, or do I need to do strictly medieval patterns
objective is for you to learn the stitches as well as develop a sense
of the process a medieval needleworker would undertake - but it is
not period and so should not be entered for anything else
>the needlework has to be hand done - the rest is up to you, but we do
>3) How much machine work is allowed? I have
>tendonitis, and I really like to use a machine if
like to see backsides of work
Remember the objective of the Apprenticeship Program is for you to
learn and to challenge yourself. We also, hope you will have fun
Sabrina de la Bere
Minister, Kingdom of the West Needleworkers Guild
Email List & Files: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WKneedle/
"So simple, so beautiful, so easy - ask me how."
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