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$90 + mandatory kit $TBD

Alexandra Sydorenko -Scheherazade

This small but charming and very sculptural necklace is made using leather, seed beads, Swarovski pearls, lace, crystals, and Hard French Wire. Students will learn embroidery on lace and leather, using Hard French Wire in embroidery, finishing edges, adding fringes, spiral herringbone, and more.

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Alexandra Sydorenko -Scheherazade
Alexandra Sydorenko -Scheherazade

Time & Location

Sep 30, 2023, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT

$90 + mandatory kit $TBD

About the Event

Description: Scheherazade

Scheherazade is a major female character and the storyteller in the frame narrative of the Middle Eastern collection of tales known as One Thousand and One Nights.

Scheherazade is the eldest daughter of the royal vizier, a girl of rare beauty and remarkable intelligence, who volunteered to free the people from the consequences of Shahryar’s unsuccessful marriage: having survived the betrayal of his wife, the sultan was convinced of the depravity of women; but since Shahryar needed women for sex, he took possession of an innocent girl every night, and executed her the next morning.

Having asked for herself in the royal bed chamber as another victim-wife, Scheherazade used all her eloquence, telling the king tales every night until morning. At the same time, the sunrise interrupted the narration at the most interesting place, and Shahryar gave Scheherazade a delay until the next night, wanting to hear the end of the tale. However, the cunning Scheherazade, having finished one tale, immediately began the next, which she again did not have time to tell before sunrise. In this way, she told stories for a thousand and one nights, until at last her supply of tales was exhausted. However, Shahryar by that time fell in love with Scheherazade and married her, stopping the mass extermination of women.

This small but charming and very sculptural necklace is made using leather, seed beads, Swarovski pearls, lace, crystals, and Hard French Wire. 3 additional colorways will be available.  Students will learn embroidery on lace and leather, how to use Hard French Wire in embroidery, finishing edges, adding fringes, spiral herringbone, and more.

Duration: 6-hour class 

Skill level: All levels

Prerequisites:  Basic knowledge of herringbone stitch and bead embroidery techniques.

Kit is mandatory and available from the instructor - $TBD

To attend this event, you will need either a laptop or tablet along with the Zoom Application which can easily be downloaded for either Windows, Apple, or Android devices and an internet connection.  After registering and paying for your class, you will be sent a link to the class the week of the workshop.

Class space is confirmed upon receipt of payment. There are no class refunds unless the class is canceled by SocialBeadia.  If you need to cancel, you may transfer your spot to another student, or you will receive all instructional materials and the option to purchase a kit if available. Under no circumstances will refunds be given if you have already received the class instructions. For questions, please contact sue@socialbeadia.com

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  • Scheherazade

    Alexandra Sydorenko Scheherazade - September 30, 2023 - 11 am - 5 pm EST

    $90.00

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