Participant will learn how to transfer desired image onto textile to be embroidered. No drawing skills required. Source material with several styles of images provided. Some examples of images ready for transfer will also be provided. Once an image is chosen, participant will learn how to transfer onto their choice of vintage 1940’s military indigo dyed shirt or 1940’s military olive herringbone twill jacket. Once image is transferred, participant will learn basic outline stitch and fill in stitch techniques. Each participant will receive an embroidery kit that includes:Needles, cotton thread, embroidery hoop, foam core, transfer powder, and pencils.
Participant should note preference of shirt or jacket and provide basic sizing at time of sign up.
Supply of garments is limited and preference given on first come basis.
Date: Sunday, October 7th
Class Size: Maximum 10 people
Instructor: Mark Kolski
Takeaways: An embroidery kit, a vintage 1940’s garment with (depending on complexity of image) either a completed hand embroidered image or a solid start to a project that can be revisited at any time.
About the Artist: Mark Kolski started As Ever back in 2015. For the last three years, Mark has been steadily growing As Ever by reworking vintage military clothing into covetable one-of-a-kind pieces. In 2018 Mark paired up with Madewell to design a small collection of vintage and vintage inspired jumpsuits, pants and jackets. Since 2015, Field and Supply has been Mark’s favorite event to show his newest work.
*Admission to F+S is free with the purchase of a workshop