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Studying & Stitching Amazonian Hand Embroideries with Bella Lane

Get inspired by Amazonian embroidery and start your own sewing journey by stitching your own embroidery sampler with the wonderful tutor Bella Lane.
£95 pp
What happens in this class?

Inspired by the Amazonian cosmovision of the Shipibo-Conibo needlework: Study and stitch your own embroidery sampler using geometric designs and textiles and many other technical approaches. This is a unique opportunity in London to travel deep into the jungle by needle, thread and cloth, exploring the richest tapestries, symbolic and ritual meanings of this lively community. This workshop is a practical hand embroidery project for stitch lovers and for those who are seeking a new way to experiment and learn embroideries from different cultures.

In this class

  • learn a number of different hand embroidery stitches including - Signature stitch, Back…
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Things to remember

Bella will be pre preparing special embroidery kits for the session, containing needle, fabric and vibrant authentic embroidery threads and an instruction sheet to refer to after the class.

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Your Teacher

Fabrications - an East London based creative hub!

Fabrications is an independent gallery, shop and workshop dedicated to the best contemporary textile practice and design, with a particular interest in eco-conscious design.

Fabrications opened in June 2000 in a refurbished derelict shop on Broadway Market in Hackney, East London. The shop's founder, Barley Massey, has spent the last 20 years finding ingenious ways to turn scraps into original fabrics and using recycled materials to create cutting-edge items. Since 2012, "The Imaginarium", a fully-fitted working studio, has hosted workshops and classes.

Barley has been awarded as one of…

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