SS21 Weave Bhutanese Kushutara

When:
19 January 2019 @ 9:30 am – 21 January 2019 @ 4:30 pm Australia/Sydney Timezone
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Where:
Guild Rooms
above St Paul's Church Hall, 205 Burwood Road
Burwood NSW 2134

Tutor: Wendy Garrity

Kushutara is the sumptuous single-faced brocade used for women’s festival dresses in Bhutan. Wendy introduces you to Sapma and Thrima, supplementary weft techniques used to create . Sapma is an inlay technique, and Thrima is a coiling technique with four main types.

Explore traditional Bhutanese motifs and begin to combine the five basic stitches to weave these motifs and to experiment with your own designs. This 3-day workshop covers 4-5 Kushutara stitches and gives scope for combining these stitches into larger designs. Combine with SS23 Bhutanese Kushutara 2 weave all five Kushutara stitches and work through several larger designs.

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