Learn to interpret all types of images with embroidery
Yolanda Andrés, artistic embroiderer who has worked for large firms and institutions such as Hermès, Museo Thyssen or Carolina Herrera, will teach you how to interpret any image or object in the form of embroidery. In other words, it will teach you to "paint" with threads.
What's included in this course?
You will begin by knowing the influences of Yolanda Andrés and delving into her creative universe to discover what it is that inspires her.
From your hand you will know what are the necessary materials to immerse yourself in the world of embroidery and you will understand the value of recycling threads and fabrics.
Then you will learn to transfer a drawing to the fabric and it will be then when you arm yourself with thread and needle to practice the different types of stitches.
You will start with the flat stitch, the simplest, to continue with the stitching, the flat past point, the bodoque, the zigzag and the nuanced point.
Once you have mastered these stitches, you will learn the cross stitches, the grid stitch and the intertwined stitches: festoon, chain stitch, loose chain links ...
Finally, Yolanda will talk about the knotted stitches: French knit, post knot and highlight stitch.
In addition, you will know the infinity of applications that the embroidery has at the moment and you will discover tips to take care of your embroidered works and that they last much more time.
What is this course project about?
Yolanda Andrés will teach you how to embroider all kinds of images. For her end-of-course project she uses the illustration of a rooster found in a matchbox, which she interprets in her own way, to give it more eye-catching, but you can dare with any design that you want to embroider.
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at all types of people with enthusiasm to see how their ideas and designs are transformed into hand-embroidered pieces.
To enjoy this course, no previous knowledge is necessary, but it is essential to be eager to enjoy embroidery.
With respect to the materials, you will need needle, thimble, thin-tipped scissors and different types of colored thread. In addition, you must have at hand cotton cloth, a water marker, a cutter, a punch, tracing paper and cardboard.
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Yolanda Andrés has a degree in Graphic Design and Audiovisuals from the University of Fine Arts in Salamanca and a degree in Painting from the Academie Royale des Beaux Arts de Bruxelles, a specialty in Painting. In addition, he has a Master in Packaging, by the IED Madrid.
Before dedicating herself entirely to embroidery, she worked for more than a decade as an art director in Communication. He currently runs his own workshop in the Lavapiés neighborhood, in Madrid, where he collaborates with Carolina Herrera, Zubi and Thyssen Museum Store, among others. Activity that makes compatible with his activity as a teacher in IED and ESD.