Using traditional techniques, students will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to create an eight-pointed, star pattern Sailors Valentine. Additionally, contemporary three dimensional techniques will be utilized to add dimensional interest to the traditional Sailors Valentines. The patterns provided leave opportunity for individualized personalization. Participants will be provided with an 8” handcrafted, octagon-shaped cherry box, seashells, and the tools and instructions necessary to create a prized keepsake.
Maximum class size: 8
Elizabeth Braun has been creating sailors valentines for more than twenty years. Her work can be seen at Nantucket Looms. Her work has blended the early techniques and designs with a contemporary approach to color and texture.