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We welcome Australian textile artist Catherine O’Leary back to Luckystone!

 WEARABLE BOJAGI

a 3 day workshop with 
CATHERINE O’LEARY

Fri, Sat, Sun September 14-16, 2018   9:30-5:00 pm

Fee $380

We had such fun with Catherine in her 2015 workshop, I was thrilled when she agreed to return from Melbourne to teach Bojagi at Luckystone!  I was first exposed to Bojagi through images of Catherine’s ethereal creations, and I’ve always been eager to learn more.  As a sewist, I love the sculptural quality- the play of line and transparent color possible with Bojagi and one of my favorite mediums- silk organza.  In addition to being a feltmaker and accomplished fine artist, Catherine has mastered the form of Bojagi. This is not a felting workshop, but inspiration is universal.

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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Catherine O’Leary is a textile artist with a passion for making innovative, beautiful garments. She has exhibited her Bojagi garments in Korea, Australia and the USA. Catherine also participated in exhibitions in the Bojagi Biennale in South Korea several times and was been included in the Bojagi exhibition at the MOCFA, San Francisco, 2011. She has taught extensively in Australia and internationally and has a unique approach to design and construction.  Catherine is the author of “From Felt to Fabric”, Lark Books and has been featured in and authored many publications.

Learn more at http://www.catherineoleary.com.au/

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Bojagi is an ancient Korean technique where fabrics are pieced together to create wrapping cloths. These Wrapping cloths were used to wrap many things from the daily life of a Korean.  Bojagi was also used in ceremonies. In contemporary times, Bojagi is still made in Korea and in other countries. 

THE WORKSHOP
We will use the Bojagi technique of piecing fabric together to create a desired object. Different ways of piecing fabric and sculpting garment shapes *using a sewing machine will be explored in this workshop. Layering of transparent fabrics, texture, and flattering garments will be an important feature of this workshop, with a focus on individual design. The outcome of the workshop will be either a jacket, shirt, dress, coat, or skirt

* The ability to use a sewing machine is essential.  Students must bring a well-working sewing machine and be familiar with its operation.

WOKSHOP LOCATION: Robin Blakney-Carlson’s Luckystone Feltworks Studio in the Shirt Factory
71 Lawrence St, suite 218, Glens Falls, NY 12801

FEE: $380 + materials fee, TBA. Supply List will be emailed to students prior to the workshop, some supplies will be available for purchase.

$190 deposit is due with Registration
the remainder ($190) is due at the workshop.

CANCELLATION POLICY: There is a $50 administrative fee for cancellations.  Refunds are subject to the ability to fill the vacancy created, only if there is a waiting list, and adequate time to respond.  No refunds after August 1, 2018.

REGISTER ON LINE at: http://luckystonestudio.com/registration-form/,  print out, fill it in and mail a copy with your $190 deposit, payable by check made out to Robin Blakney-Carlson to:
Robin Blakney-Carlson, Luckystone Feltworks Studio, 71 Lawrence St. suite 218, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Your registration will be secured upon receipt of your deposit and online form, in the order of post mark.  Limited to 12 students.

* IMPORTANT The ability to use a sewing machine is essential.  Students must bring a well-working sewing machine and be familiar with its operation.

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TO VIEW OUR FULL SCHEDULE of WORKSHOPS with
ROBIN BLAKNEY-CARLSON

Click here http://luckystonestudio.com/schedule/

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