Forwarded from the Middle Kingdom list - Despina
For those who might be interested...
The Hotel Pattee in Perry Iowa is hosting two stitching retreats led
by world-class instructors from London.
The teachers are from the Royal School of Needlework and Britain's
Opus School of Textile Arts.
Some of what they are concentrating on is:
Or Nue (involves stitching colored threads over gold threads to
dimensional and graduated effect)
Natural Silk Shading
There is also a free flowing experimental stichery track available.
If you would like more information please go to the Hotels web site.
I think this is the third year they have held needlework classes with
teachers from England and I know that they have been amazingly