Woodlands Beaded Strawberry Pin Cushion - Naomi Smith, August 22, 2019

Woodlands Beaded Strawberry Pin Cushion - Naomi Smith, August 22, 2019

65.00

With Naomi Smith of Black Tulip Design

3-Dimensional, Silk, Beaded Appliqué  

Thursday August 22, 2019 | 10am -4:30pm

Ages 16+

Location: Wellington County Museum & Archives

 

Indigenous artist and educator Naomi Smith from Neyaashiinigmiing Ontario will share early appliqué beading techniques to create a finely beaded 3-dimensional Strawberry Emery influenced by century old Woodlands Native American design. All materials including fine silk fabrics and 24kt gold beads are included in the $45 kit fee. All skill levels welcome. 

+ $45 Kit Fee payable direct to Instructor on the day of the workshops 

Native Artisan and Educator Naomi Smith had an early awareness of her First Nations heritage and has forged a strong interest in Native American beadwork, adornment and textiles. She is actively involved in educating others about the ways of the First Nations people of the Woodlands and Northeastern area, from a historical and contemporary perspective, and often through the story of beads. In 2018, she was artist in residence at Schneider Haus Historical Site.

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