EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP “Mathemagician” or the Nº1 mayor arcana from the Tarot.
Masterclass in XXXXXXX by Adriana Torres (Miga de Pan)
World famous embroidery artist, Adriana Torres otherwise known as Miga de Pan will be flying in from Argentina to teach at Craftwork for two days (see other class here
). Students will learn embroidery techniques, artistry with thread and the chance to spend the day with Adriana. Each student will stitch "Mathemagician" and leave with everything you need to finish your work. Students will gain a deep knowledge of the process and how to make each individual stitch come together into something fun, beautiful and unlike anything you have made before.
DAY DATE TIME: Sunday, October 22nd from 10 - 5 with
SKILL LEVEL: This workshop is intended for both beginners and intermediate stitchers who want to learn the use of stitches of simple appearance in a creative way.
ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED:
- set of needles
- silk screened cotton bag
In the class you will learn to Embroider tiny details and "Draw" lines and "paint" fillings with definition and the most beautiful stitches preferred by Adriana.
- Shade and fill shapes with stitches using the appropriate threads
- Create roses using the classical raised stitch derived from the French knot.
- Couching simple shapes using upholstery threads.
- Learn to stitch a simple leaf with maximum effect.
- Embroider a raised cup that seems woven, with an unusual stitch.
- Create fillings or forms of corals, plants, reindeer horns or whatever your imagination sees.
- Review and go deeper in the use of simple outline and filling stitches
- Students will combine different stitching thicknesses and learn the correct amount of floss strands best for each stitch.
SATURDAY'S CLASS "MY LITTLE CAT LOVES TO FLY"
ABOUT ADRIANA TORRES
Adriana Torres is an artist, illustrator, and founder of Miga de Pan. She has studied architecture and graphic design at the University of Buenos Aires. She received the first prize in the national contest organized by the “National Fund for the Arts”, which is part of the Cultural National Secretary of Argentina in the category "Contemporary Textile Doll Making". Adriana has taught several embroidery workshops not only in Argentina but all over Spain, Paris, Berlin, London, Devon, Zürich, Ciudad de México and The United States: in Boulder (Colorado) and Philadelphia (at Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters HQ). Her work was published by Thames and Hudson in “The New Artisans”, DPI magazine, Super Handmade, and Stich•illo by Uppercase, amongst others.
She is currently participating with her embroidery artworks on several collective art exhibitions in Buenos Aires, Paris and Leipzig.