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Métis Floral Beading
April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thanks for your interest in this workshop. Due to shipping time/restrictions, kits are no longer available for purchase. You are still invited to sign up and follow along! If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Métis and Francophone artist Julie Desrochers (Prairie Owl Beads) as she weaves through the history of Métis beading through a visual presentation of traditional floral beadwork! Workshop participants will learn how to transpose your beading pattern onto your fabric and be guided step-by-step through beading the lovely flower and perfectly pointed leaves. Class length: 1.5 hours.
Attendance only: $10.
Please Note: This is an online workshop. You will be emailed a link before the event. Requires a computer, laptop or mobile device with audio.
Julie Desrochers is a proud Métis and Francophone from Winnipeg Manitoba. She is an educator and learner by day, and a small business owner and beader in her spare time. Fourteen years ago, Julie fell in love with beading and decided to learn more by taking a full-day workshop led by Métis artist, Gregory Scofield. Beadwork has since been an important part of her life and a reminder of who she is and where she comes from. Every project she works on, big or small, and each class she teaches, with well-versed beaders or beginners, comes with new teachings, new tricks and more history.
As a proud Métis woman and teacher, she believes in the importance of sharing the art of beadwork so that it can continue to represent the creativity, strength and resilience of our Métis Nation. Desrochers is also a former Folklorama Ambassador General where she proudly promoted and celebrated cultures from around the world.