Krista is available to give lectures on various aspects of Orthodox Christian vestments and aesthetics. Her lecture topics include:
Krista can also give all-day embroidery workshops on Greek embroidery. Known as "counted cross-stich" here in the US, this style of embroidery takes on a whole new expression when worked on high-quality linen ground cloth using traditional color palettes and designs. The workshop typically runs from 9am to 3pm on a Saturday and each workshop is limited to 12 students. Following a 45-minute lecture on traditional Orthodox embroidery, complete with a display of her private collection of antique photos of Russian village embroidery and samples of her own pieces, the remainder of the day is spent hands-on learning how to work on counted linen (each student is provided with linen, floss, and a traditional design). An inspiring and enjoyable day spent with a master embroiderer, this workshop is a delight for those who want to learn these historic techniques, for use both in the home and church settings.