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2021 International Tutor - Phalaenopsis Orchid - Cliff Swain-Salomon

  • 31 Jul 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Zoom Workshop
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These orchids are definitely a statement piece and were made in honor of my daughter. Due to the flower’s symmetry, in China they are considered “Lan Hua” or the epitome of human perfection. 

To pattern these beaded beauties, I actually used one of my many orchid plants, dissecting one of the flowers to ensure it was anatomically correct and true to the original it is patterned after. For those who are proficient in peyote stitch, these earrings are a great exploration of how to shape flower petals using different peyote techniques.  Each flower is made life-size, true to scale, and can be worn as earrings (as instructed here) or adapted to make a beautiful pendant.


LEVEL: ADVANCED

TECHNIQUES14 total stitches including variations.  Class will focus mainly on modified diagonal peyote and contemporary geometric beadwork. 

PREQUISITES: Strong knowledge of peyote and understanding of PRAW

COST:

Members: AUD $120

Non-Members: AUD $130



KIT: USD $60. Kit is optional

If not purchasing a kit, a pattern will need to be purchased at USD $10

Australian Participants: Cost of workshop includes shipping fee if kit is ordered before 7th June. If kit is ordered after 7th June, shipping will be at the participant's own expense.

US Participants: Cliff will ship kit directly

REQUIREMENTS LIST: A complete requirements list will be supplied as a downloadable PDF once payment completed.

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