One of the most famous embroidery schools in Paris is the Francois Lesage School of Embroidery or Ecole Lesage. This school teaches various techniques and types of embroidery using a variety of tools and materials. Here you can learn embroidery with a needle and Luneville crochet, learn embroidery materials such as beads, glass beads, and cutting, sequins, chenille, metal thread and truncal, rhinestones and Swarovski pearls, silk and satin ribbons, and many others. At the end of your studies you will be given a personal certificate confirming your skills.
The School teaches everyone, while the learning process is aimed to be the most accessible for any person coming to them with any level of skill can be taught a particular technique of embroidery. Time and schedule of training are discussed in advance in accordance with the capabilities of the applicant. The payment already includes all the necessary materials and tools, you only buy the frame for embroidery and a bag for it.
We continue to introduce you to the patterns that Lesage school in Paris offers for learning embroidery. The pattern from Lesage archives is Années 2000. This is the 8th level of training, designed for 48 hours. Originally performed in black, brown, ochre and gold tones on chiffon or organza.
The techniques used in creating the pattern:
- needle work: laying ribbon on the chiffon/organza;
- embroidery Luneville hook: Vermicelle - seam threads, "Mousse" (double Vermicelle of beads and sequins), laying beads and glass beads in continuous and discontinuous lines, embroidery chain stitch, netting, laying of the folds and the implementation of the elements of leather, and so on.
Creating delicate veins and swirls of beads and cords, braided beads. Creating a decorative border with sequins and beads seam. Creating lines and individual parts of sequins. As well as volume elements of sequins sewn in the form of spirals.
Embroidery worker Carolina dal pino, who is trained at Ecole Lesage in Paris, will show us the process of embroidery of this pattern. In particular, we will see how she makes individual volume elements, which are then sewn onto the main fabric.