Sep 18-19, 2021
Goldwork w/Deborah Merrick-Wilson
This two-day includes instruction and all materials, including a 9"x9" of silk fabric that you will work on. (Please bring your own stand, magnifier, and light.)
Class hours are 10:00 - 4:00 with a break for lunch (lunch not provided)
Setup is at 9:30
This is Deborah's last year of teaching -- she is about to retire -- so this is an opportunity you don't want to miss! This class is filling up fast, so reserve your spot today by calling the store at 650-571-9999.
Deborah is a recipient of the Eleanor Custis Lewis Best in Show award at both the 2015 and 2018 Woodlawn Plantation Needlework Exhibits and the Frank Lloyd Wright Award for Outstanding Original Design at its 2016 event. She was awarded multidisciplinary Certification With Distinction recognition from the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace, served as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the National Needlearts Association and was awarded TNNA's 30th Anniversary Jubilee award for contributions to the needlearts industry.
Deborah has composed over 500 instructional guides, written for numerous needlework publications, and has taught precious metal embroidery classes internationally for amateur and professional individuals, groups, trade associations, guilds, and universities for over 30 years. As a scholar of English medieval through early modern precious metal embroideries, Deborah continues her study of the discipline as a Reader at the Folger Shakespeare Library. She teaches and accepts private commissions on a limited basis.