Intro to Tenango Embroidery • Thursday, December 7, 6 – 9 pm; SOLD OUT
Adult, Adult Classes, Embroidery + Stitching, Featured Class
Thursday, December 7, 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 is $25, payable to instructor at the time of class.
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Ivonne Yáñez is an interdisciplinary artist and fashion designer from México City. In 2023 she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts Program from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She holds a bachelor’s degree in fashion design from both the Universidad del Valle de México, México City, and from the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, in Milan. While presently, she is focusing on creating immersive installations, her background is in fashion media and retail design in México City. Her work has been exhibited at Rochester Art Center, Soovac, Franconia, and Random Access Gallery in Syracuse, NY. She works at Interact Center as a Fiber Specialist. behance.net/ivonneyanez_manthra
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