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Raised embroidery using the knot lace technique

A course by Adriana Torres , Embroiderer

Embroiderer. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined May 2012

Discover the needle knitting method and learn the art of knot embroidery

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (31)
  • 2805 students

Discover the needle knitting method and learn the art of knot embroidery

A course by Adriana Torres

The raised stitches allow each piece to be filled with creative textures. In this online course, designer and embroiderer Adriana Torres will teach you how to embroider in relief with the knotted lace technique, also known as needle weaving.

Throughout the units, you will create your own embossed stitch sampler that will help you make unique pieces. In addition, you will give life to an original character full of expressive elements.

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What will you learn in this online course?

23 lessons & 12 downloads

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (31)
  • 2805 students
  • 23 lessons (4h 2m)
  • 12 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You will create a sample of stitches and use them to embroider a character

Who is this online course for?

To anyone interested in embroidery who wants to learn or delve into a new technique.

Requirements and materials

To carry out this course, some basic knowledge of embroidery will be very useful.

As for materials, you will need fabric, hoop, needle, thread, scissors, fleece, and fabric pencil.


Reviews

2805 Students
31 Reviews
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Adriana Torres

A course by Adriana Torres

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Embroiderer

Argentine designer Adriana Torres has an eclectic background, having studied architecture, graphic design, fine arts and illustration. His collection of objects received the Seal of Good Design awarded by the Ministry of Industry and was selected to be part of the Argentine pavilions at 100% Design London, Maison & Objet Paris and at Pitti Bimbo, Italy. He received first prize in the National Crafts Competition, organized by the National Arts Fund.

He has collaborated with brands such as Seletti, Crate & Barrel, El Espartano and Tea Connection. His work has been published in several books and magazines, including: Stich•illo (Uppercase), Encore! The new Artisans (Thames & Hudson), Super Handmade (Designers Book) and DPI Magazine from Taiwan. Some of his works have been on the cover of magazines, such as Farnese the elephant, in Modern Decoration Home (Hong Kong) and Ander the lion, in the British magazine Embroidery.

He has also taught classes and workshops in several countries: Brazil, Mexico, the United States, England, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and France.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Embroider a stitch sampler

    • Start embroidering the sample book - Part 1
    • Start embroidering the sample book - Part 2
    • Trellis Point and its variants - Part 1
    • Trellis Point and its variants - Part 2
    • Trellis Point and its variants - Part 3
    • Embroider with knots in a circular shape
    • Finish the swatch: stitches separated from the fabric
  • U4

    Embroider the project

    • Transfer the sketch to the fabric
    • Embroider the elephant body - Part 1
    • Embroider the elephant's body - Part 2
    • Embroider the elephant's body - Part 3
    • Embroider colored legs
    • Embroider the elephant's head, trunk and ears - Part 1
    • Embroider the elephant's head, trunk and ears - Part 2
    • Embroider the elephant's head, trunk and ears - Part 3
    • Embroider the japa mala
  • U5

    The lotus flower

    • Embroider the fruit
    • Embroider the center of the flower
    • Embroider the petals
    • Assemble the flower
    • Prepare the fabric for framing
  • FP

    Final project

    • Embossed embroidery with knotted lace technique

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Raised embroidery using the knot lace technique. Craft course by Adriana Torres Best seller

Raised embroidery using the knot lace technique

A course by Adriana Torres
Embroiderer. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined May 2012
  • 100% positive reviews (31)
  • 2805 students