What you will do
3 hour workshop
Andean embroideries are fascinating and inspirational works of art used on indigenous costumes in Peru and its mountainous neighboring countries for thousands of years. Join the wonderful tutor Bella Lane and master the technique in three hours in this mini master class, working and stitching a beautiful “Andean Rose” inspired by a “Festivity Pollera” (skirt) using original Andean hand embroidery threads. A perfect master class for the beginner to hand embroidery.
This workshop is brought to you by Bella Lane, who is from Iquitos Peru, Master Peruvian embroiderer, trained at the Royal School of Needlework and a world embroidery stitch collector.
In this class
The class gives students the opportunity to;
- Learn hand embroidery stitches or add to existing skills
- Study some original indigenous costumes of Peru
- Understand how to work technically a beautiful Peruvian Rose step by step
- Gain insider tips from a real Peruvian master embroiderer.
Now you can
- apply the techniques to your own projects
- create eye-catching designs as gifts
- express yourself through textile and stitch.
Each student is provided with an embroidery kit and a complimentary glass of Prosecco to finish the class in style.
Did you know?
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, Fabrications
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 Kevin McCloud's (Grand Designs) Green Heroes for her minimally-processed, up-cycled products, which "demonstrate a lightness of touch backed up by a rigorous approach".
The class includes a kit pre prepared by Bella with everything you need for the class.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.