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Workshop by Mail: Tallgrass Prairie by Joni Stevenson
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5/1/2018 to 7/31/2018
When: Registration Ends July 31, 2018
Where: United States
Contact: Kristi Herbrand

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Tall Grass Prairie

Instructor:  Joni Stevenson
Proficiency Level: Intermediate

May 1 2018 - July 31 2018




$40 - electronic distribution via e-mail


$50 - paper copy mailed to a United States address


$55 - paper copy mailed to a non-U.S. address

Ground Material: #18 mono canvas
Finished Size:  6" x 8.5"









Illinois, unofficially known as the Prairie State, proudly lays claim to Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School of Design. Wright’s unique style of architecture in his houses and stained glass was the inspiration for this design. Juxtaposed next to the stylized tallgrass plants, similar to Wright’s sumac windows, is a contemporary interpretation of tallgrass created with fabrics and threads. The background sampler stitches echo the verticality of the grasses with long lines and “v” shapes that mimic the intersection of the leaf and the stalk of the grass. Laid filling patterns are prominent in this piece, learning the intricacies of hiding travel threads is an important outcome in this class. Stitched on 18 count canvas with a variety of beads and threads, the stitcher will be in for a treat in creating this contemporary prairie scene.

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