Pajarito Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America to Sponsor ‘Gentle Zephyr’ Class


Local embroiderers have a unique opportunity to learn Romanian Point Lace and Surface Embroidery from guest teacher Sylvia Murariu at a workshop on Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28.

The class, Gentle Zephyr, is sponsored by the Pajarito Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America and is open to non-members.

It will be held in the classroom of the Fuller Lodge Art Center 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Registration with a deposit for $70 must be received by Feb. 15.

The cost of the two-day session will be less than $90; the exact amount depends on expenses and number of participants.

Sylvia Murariu. Courtesy photo

In addition the price of the kit, which contains complete materials to stitch this wondrous flower cluster is $85.

This new form of expression incorporates Jacobean style crewel embroidery, Romanian Point Lace, golden coils and beads.

The Romanian Point Lace that is a large part of this design includes crocheted cord and fancy needle-lace stitches.

Sylvia Murariu, a native of Romania now living in Oregon, learned this traditional form of lace making as a child. Over the years her collection of stitches has grown to more than four hundred. She has authored books and taught the art for a number of years at venues across the country.

For details and to register for this fun and inspiring class, call Carole at 662-4604, Laniece at 500-0185, or Marilyn at 672-9404.

Contact information: Marilyn Foster, 672-9404

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