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Flor de Mayo: An Introduction to Colcha Embroidery - with Annette Turk
January 18, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Students will learn the history and progression of colcha embroidery, as well as the embroidery technique itself. Each student will be provided with a kit that includes: wool yarn sufficient to practice the stitch and to complete the class project, which will be printed on linen fabric, needle and booklet showing the stitch and history. Participants need only bring their enthusiasm.
Annette Gutierrez Turk is a weaver and colcha embroidery artist juried into Spanish Market; a teacher of the colcha embroidery technique nationally and regionally. Work has been exhibited in the Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts, El Rancho de Las Golondrinas, and the China-Guizhou Museum of Folk Art. She is an ardent supporter of the colcha embroidery technique at the National Hispanic Cultural Center and the ABQ BioPark/Aquarium with monthly stitching sessions,
This class requires a minimum of five students. See our Class Payment and Refund Policy.
Non-Member: $65 (Member $55)
Materials Fee: $10
Materials fee is paid at first class meeting.