Tambour Beading Workshop May 2011

Taught by Robert Haven
Associate Professor Costume Technology
University of Kentucky

Finished Butterfly

Butterfly Detail

First the silk organiza is stitched to each of the 4 sides of the frame. It's then clamped at each corner and stretched tight. The pattern is traced with pencil on the back side of the silk.

Getting started . . . outlining wings with gold bugle beads.