Folktails - Small Study Workshop by Sue Spargo
Join Sue for two days of creative stitching in her newest class!
Design and hand stitch a small piece featuring animal images from her book Folktails. This small study workshop is presented as a creative design class, allowing each participant’s piece to be unique.
Southern Africa has had a considerable influence on my life and creativity. I was born in Zambia and then, in the nearby country of South Africa, I received my education and trained to be a nurse, I soon moved to England; this shift between two very different environments and cultures inspired many of my designs. The stark contrasts between the arid beige and browns of the African bushveld and the lush greens of the rolling hills of Southern England have continued to be a rich source of ideas.
I am influenced especially by the energy and color of traditional African designs. All these early experiences combined to stir my love of “primitive” arts and crafts and grew into my focus on folk-art.