The ancient craft of goldwork embroidery continues to draw crowds of admirers, and Kathleen has found a way to create the same beautiful finished results in a fraction of time.
In this interview we find out more about the goldwork techniques that Kathleen enjoys teaching. These include couching and leatherwork. We also find out why she sought out the shortcuts that provide her with the same high quality finished item.
In earlier interviews and workshops with Kathleen, we learned that Kathleen loves to use organza and hates waste. You'll hear about how tiny bits of organza can also find their way into her goldwork projects.
So enjoy this overview of Kathleen's work and be prepared to be inspired!
For Kathleen's Introduction to Goldwork - click here.
To learn more about couched goldwork we have a workshop. Click here for Couching Goldwork with Kathleen Laurel-Sage.
To learn about padded leather goldwork - click here.
You can buy Kathleen's kits here.
Kathleen has written an excellent book called Golden Glamour. It is designed for those just starting out as well as those who are skilled in the craft. There is a small introduction on what materials to use and how to use them followed by 11 varied projects for you to embroider, and several designs for you to experiment on - - with your new-found skills. You can find more information about Golden Glamour by Kathleen Laurel Sage here.
Click here to learn more about Kathleen Laurel Sage.