Embroidery Workshop with Adriana Torres (Miga de Pan):
Dancing Cat in my Garden

(Englisch)

An introduction to the world of embroidery in which you will learn basic and advanced stitches: a stitch for drawing figures, a different and original way to couching, a raised stitch that looks woven, a knot triangle shaped, a stitch used by tailors to strengthen joints and a lace to finish the work with a simple and delicate look. Using these stitches we will embroider Adriana Torres‚ illustration “Dancing Cat in my Garden”.

This workshop is aimed at beginners and even embroiderers with intermediate skills who would like to learn the use of mere appearance stitches in a creative way. We’ll learn to combine different thicknesses and numbers of strands according to each stitch. This way of working gives to the embroidery an aesthetic rich in textures and an aspect of blunt simplicity, which is the style that characterizes the work of Adriana.

We are thrilled that Adriana Torres aka Miga de Pan will be joining us in September and providing us with a rare and incredible chance to get a glimpse of her design philosophy, exquisite techniques and extraordinary embroidery. Adriana is coming all the way from Buenos Aires and we can’t wait!

Duration total:

5 hours (plus 1 hour lunch break)

Direction:
Adriana Torres (Miga de Pan)

Languages:

English (German speaking people are also welcome, the most important parts will be translated!)

Level:

Beginners/intermediate

Number of participants:
Max. 9

Price:
CHF 150.-

Included:
Materials and tools, giveaway, tea and cookies

Material:

Piece of fabric, embroidery needle and threads. An embroidery hoop will be provided during the class (with a buying option), as well as scissors and fabric pencils.

Also see:
Class on Sept. 17th, “Weaving an Embroidery”.

Registration:
closed

About Adriana Torres (aka Miga de Pan):
Adriana Torres, artist, illustrator, and founder of Miga de Pan has studied architecture and graphic design at the University of Buenos Aires. Her collection was distinguished with the Seal of Good Design, an official distinction awarded by the Ministry of Industry to the national industry products that stands for innovation, for its commitment to local production, by its position in the market and its quality design.

Adriana has taught several embroidery workshops not only in Argentina but all over Spain (Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Málaga, Bilbao, La Coruña, Sevilla and Palma de Mallorca), Paris, Berlin, London, Ciudad de México and The United States: in Boulder (Colorado) and Philadelphia (at Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters HQ).

Read more about Adriana Torres here!

Miga de Pan – Dancing Cat in my Garden

Registration:
closed

Veranstaltungsort:
Anna & Juan – Shop
Sihlfeldstrasse 93
8004 Zürich

Wann: 18.09.2016
Wochentage: Sonntag
Zeiten: 10:00 - 16:00

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