In this course, you will learn :
- Get an overview of the course materials and learn about a variety of dry, preserved plants and flowers.
- Demonstrates three different methods for drying your own flowers. Then, prepare your flowers by learning how to handle their delicate stalks and petals with care.
- Learn how to work with hoops and tulle fabric before diving into the embroidery phase.
- Olga walks you through the steps of preparing and securing your hoop to achieve the best results.
- Discover two distinct methods for attaching and weaving flowers to create one-of-a-kind floral shapes.
- Learn how to make the crown, or top, of your design.
- After learning the different techniques, start on your own design by choosing a color palette, the flowers, and composition. Create your pattern, lay out your materials, and bring your original embroidery design to life! Then, put the final touches to your creation by adding smaller plants to create harmonious color accents.
- teaches you how to keep your embroidery pieces protected for years to come
- Learn how to frame and seal your final work to prevent damage or unravelling.
- Finally, Olga encourages you to share your work with the botanical embroidery community online for inspiration, support, and encouragement.
- Introduction to Dry and Preserved Flowers
- How to Dry Your Own Flowers
- Preparing the Flowers
2. Materials and Methods
- Introduction to Hoops and Tulle Fabric
- Preparing the Hoop with Tulle Fabric
- Methods for Attaching the Flowers
- Creating Complex Shapes Using Flowers
3, Building Your Design
- Choosing Your Colour Palette
- Planning Your Final Design
- Executing Your Final Design
4. Protecting and Displaying Your Design
- How to Seal Your Final Work
- Framing Your Work for Display