Transferring and Framing
A course by Sara Luna , Textile Artist
Learn to use yarn to create expressive textile portraits of your favorite person.
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About the video: Transferring and Framing
“In this lesson, we will prepare our frame by stretching the fabric and using an electric stapler to staple it onto the wood frame. Then we will transfer the pattern using a sharpie pen. ”
In this video lesson Sara Luna addresses the topic: Transferring and Framing, which is part of the Domestika online course: Punch Needle Embroidery: From Pictures to Portraits. Learn to use yarn to create expressive textile portraits of your favorite person..
Partial transcription of the video
“Transferring and Framing In this lesson I'm gonna show you different kinds of staples that you could use and also I'll teach you to stretch the fabric onto the frame. Here I have three different kinds of staples, you can use whatever you find, but my favorites are the ones that are dented. This makes it easier to go into the wood. For this project I'll be using this size of staples, six millimeters. I don't have a reason why I'm using them, they're just my favorite. Also I'm gonna be using an electrical stapler, It doesn't need to be electrical but I recommend it. because it makes everythin...”
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Course summary: Punch Needle Embroidery: From Pictures to Portraits
AreasEmbroidery, Portrait illustration, Punch Needle, Textile illustration
Sara Luna is a visual artist and illustrator with a specialization in textile art. She grew up surrounded by weavers and craft makers in her family. Throughout the course of her studies, she began to experiment with a variety of materials, from watercolors to digital tools until she found her niche. When she moved to the US, she rediscovered the punch needle and honed her skill.
Her work has been exhibited in New York City and Salt Lake City, where she currently resides. She’s been featured in Create! Magazine and Carper Contemporary. All of her work can be found on her website.