Writing With A Needle

About Writing With A Needle

In this class with UK fiber artist Rosalind Wyatt, you will learn about:
• Drawing with thread
• Making letters with thread
• How to stitch a word
• Embroidering handwriting into a garment
• Analysing handwriting
• How to replicate a word into thread
• How to tell a story with garment and cloth using handwriting
• What does handwriting/long hand say about humans?
• What is its appeal
• Why keep writing with pen and paper
• The haptic importance of writing/ longhand
• The beauty of calligraphy and handwriting
• Her journey as an artist of calligraphy and textiles
• The bridge between calligraphy and cloth
• Why its important to not preprint your letters but trust your hands and eyes
• The artistic approach to craft
• The story of London the place shown in antique garments "The stitch lives of London"
• Working with real stories

This class is limited to 75 students.

Class Materials Needed

• Paper
• Pencil
• Cloth
• Thread
• Needles
• Thread snippers or small scissors
• Handwriting sample


None required

Age Range

Teens and Adults

Skill Level

All Levels

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Single 2-hour session on Sunday, July 9, at 10 am ET | 7 am PT | 14:00 UTC.

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Enrolled students receive 30-day access to the video recording of the class.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Writing With A Needle
Rosalind Wyatt

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Rosalind Wyatt

Rosalind Wyatt

I am inspired by words, particularly the sound of the human voice and the person behind it. Language through handwriting and the forming of letters in different cultures – ultimately the universal concept of breath forming a line through writing, painting and speech.

MAFA - The MidAtlantic Fiber Association

MAFA - The MidAtlantic Fiber Association

The MidAtlantic Fiber Association (MAFA) represents and supports a community of fiber arts guilds in the greater Mid-Atlantic region.

About Lessonface, PBC

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