Indian Mirrorwork Embroidery
Learn about mirrorwork and traditional Indian stitches
- 40 British pounds£40
- Location 1
Discover some of the fabulous embroidery techniques from India. You will have the opportunity to handle a range of beautiful textiles from India and then learn how to do ‘shisha work’ (mirror work) which is traditionally found in Gujurat and Rajastan. You will learn how to attach a mirror and then embellish the fabric with a range of traditional embroidery stitches. You could develop this piece into a cushion or a small bag, use it in a creative embroidery project or simply mount it up as a piece of textile art. Illustrated notes and materials will be provided. This is suitable for beginners or those who have had a go and would like to develop their skills further.
Countesthorpe, Leicester, UK