SS23 Bhutanese Kushutara Weaving 2 with Wendy Garrity

When:
22 January 2019 @ 9:30 am – 23 January 2019 @ 4:30 pm Australia/Sydney Timezone
2019-01-22T09:30:00+11:00
2019-01-23T16:30:00+11:00
Where:
Guild rooms
above St Paul's church hall, 205 Burwood Road
Burwood

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 2-day workshop allows you a taste of Kushutara stitches and gives scope for combining these stitches into larger designs. Combine with SS21 Weave Bhutanese Kushutara to create a five-day immersion for learning all five Kushutara stitches and working through several larger designs.

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