On Saturday April 17, 2021 at 10am there will be a workshop called “Ah, for Hilachas: Textile and Weaving Workshops” presented through Zoom. Following is the link to get further information: http://m.me/AhquelasHilachasTelaresyTalleres.
No previous experience is needed in order to participate in this workshop; just be amazed at all the Mexican talent. The cost of the workshop includes a kit with the necessary material for the workshop, the gift of a glass holder embroidered by artisans from Tenango, and free shipping to any part of the Mexico. The workshop will be taught by Alicia Rosales, Master Craftswoman from San Pablo el Grande, Tenango de Doria, Hidalgo. Alicia has 40 years of experience and has received several awards from FONART(Fondo Nacional para el fomento de las artesanias)—National Fund for the Promotion of Crafts. At the end of the workshop, you will have learned the embroidery technique native to Tenango de Doria and will be able to embroider the different animals that they represent in their community: rooster, bird, horse and rabbit. Participant will make a small 40 x 35 cm painting of a bird, previously traced. Please be aware that space is limited.