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Local embroiderers have an opportunity to learn Romanian Point Lace and Surface Embroidery from guest teacher Sylvia Murariu, at a workshop, April 27 and 28.
The class, “Gentle Zephyr,” is sponsored by the Pajarito Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America and is open to non-members.
It will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the classroom of the Fuller Lodge Art Center. Registration with a deposit for $70 must be received by Feb. 15.
The cost of the two-day session will be less than $90.
The exact amount depends on expenses and number of participants. In addition, the price of the kit, which contains complete materials to stitch this flower cluster, is $85.
This new form of expression incorporates Jacobean style crewel embroidery, Romanian Point Lace, golden coils and beads.
The Romanian Point Lace that is a large part of this design and includes crocheted cord and needle-lace stitches.
Murariu, a native of Romania now living in Oregon, learned this traditional form of lace making as a child.
Over the years, her collection of stitches has grown to more than 400. She has authored books and taught the art for a number of years at venues across the country.
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