Intro to Tenango Embroidery • April 6; 3 SPOTS LEFT!
Adult, Adult Classes, Embroidery + Stitching, Featured Class
Thursday, April 6, 6 – 9 pm
Hand-embroidered napkins have long been used as everyday object all around México. Made from traditional embroidery techniques, known as Tenango, and embellished with motifs of flowers, birds, and animals, these embroidered napkins are treasured family heirlooms passed from generation to generation. Learn different Tenango embroidery stitches–including Otomí, Chamula, and Tzotzil — each with their own texture and style, and create your own embroidered napkin. This is a beginner-level bilingual English-Spanish course; no previous embroidery experience is required. Materials fee $25, payable to instructor at the time of class.
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Ivonne Yáñez (she/her) is an interdisciplinary artist and fashion designer from México City. Currently, she is studying in the Master of Fine Arts Program at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, where she is a graduate assistant in the class Furniture: Textile and Surface and Stitching. This past summer, she assisting at Textile Center as the program coordinator of the CONTINUUM exhibition. She also participated in the folk arts residency in Mexico in Minneapolis. Her work has been exhibited at Fresh Eye Gallery, Gallery 148, and Gamut Gallery. From 2018 – 20, her work focused on fashion media and retail design in Mexico City. She has a bachelor degree in fashion design from both the Universidad del Valle de México, México City, and the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, in Milan. Her work is dedicated to creating immersive installations. behance.net/ivonneyanez_manthra
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