european embroidery tour 2017

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Fantastic Embroidered Liony Masks Fantastic Embroidered Liony Masks Worshops - European Tour 2017
Fantastic Embroidered Liony Masks

Fantastic Embroidered Liony Masks

Fantastic Embroidered Liony Masks

Fantastic Embroidered Liony Masks

Fantastic Embroidered Liony Masks

Embroidery workshops — “Fantastic Liony Masks” & “My Little Cat loves to fly” Sao Paulo — London — Berlin — Zürich — Barcelona — Palma de Mallorca — Madrid — Buenos Aires

— FANTASTIC LIONY MANES —

Hand embroidery on wood workshop

Hosted by Adriana Torres (aka Miga de Pan)

“A lion king, cats with wings, a caped-and-capped fox who conjures, and a sweater-draped chair that seems to come alive… The often anthropomorphic embroideries of Adriana Torres are as full of life as they are rich in texture. Using a muted pastel palette accented with the occasional touch of silver or gold, Adriana employs a seemingly endless number of meticulously placed stitches to create whimsical embroideries that tell a story in a single frame. The artist calls on various techniques to build depth and a unique tactile quality into each of her embroideries, often casting shadows that become as much a part of each work’s narratives as the characters and scenes they depict. Each capturing but a brief moment in time, Adriana’s curious creations leave you aching to discover what happens next.”

Adriana Torres is a textile artist and illustrator from Argentina. She has studied architecture and graphic design at the University of Buenos Aires. She received the first prize in the national contest organized by the National Fund for the Arts, which is part of the Cultural National Secretary of Argentina in the “Contemporary Textile Doll Making” category.

She has taught several embroidery workshops not only in Argentina but all over Spain, Paris, Berlin, London, Devon, Zürich, Ciudad de México; and also in The United States: Santa Monica (California), Boulder (Colorado) and Philadelphia (at Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters HQ). Her work has been published by Thames and Hudson in “The New Artisans”, by DPI magazine and Super Handmade, amongst others. With her embroidery artworks she is currently participating in several collective art exhibitions in Buenos Aires, Paris and Leipzig.

Join us for a day-long workshop with Adriana where students will learn how to embroider on wood when creating their own unique placid lion masks.

Fabric, needles, threads and previously pierced wooden hoops will be provided on the day.

March 18
London — Selvedge

March 21-22
Berlin — Designerei Atelier

 
March 25-26
Zürich — Anna und Juan

 
March 29-30
Barcelona — Duduá

 
April 1-2
Palma de Mallorca — Open Studio 79

 
April 4-5
Madrid — Casa Recrea

April 23
Buenos Aires — Casa Textil

 
#embroidery #handembroidery #bordadoamano #bordado #broderie #stitch #lion #mask #needleart #workshop

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meet murakami at maison & objet

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Murakami Maison et Objet January 2017

 

 

I am so happy for having created this new collecion: Tokio Storie, inspired by a japanese movie from 1953. It is starring Murakami, a vegan yoga instructor dog; mr robert, a robot who loves nature and plants; My Little Cat, a cat who loves fashion and decor (she comes from my embroidery world) and kiki, an ambiguous character, keeper of the garden.
You can meet part of the collection tomorrow at Maison & Objet Paris, at Argentine National Pavilion, “Argentina Diseña”, Hall 7 — booth D152.E151.
Hope you love them as much as I do!


Estoy feliz con mi nueva colección: Tokio Storie, inspirada en una película japonesa de 1953. Los protagonistas son Murakami, un perro vegano instructor de yoga; Mr Robert, un robot que ama la naturaleza y las plantas; My Little Cat, una gata que disfruta de la buena ropa y la decoración de interiores y Kiki, un personaje indefinido, guardián del jardín.
El equipo de Maison & Objet me seleccionó nuevamente para representar el diseño argentino en el pabellón nacional. Si están por Paris, dénse una vuelta!
Espero les encante como a mí!

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my first embroidery on wood!!!

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lion-mask-embroidered-on-wood-and-linen lion-mask-embroidered-on-wood-and-linen lion-mask-embroidered-on-wood-and-linenI wanted to try embroidering on wood long time ago… Finally I’ve created this lion mask. This will be available next Saturday at Mar Dulce Gallery, Uriarte 1490, Buenos Aires.

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Hace rato quería bordar sobre madera… Finalmente hice esta máscara de león que estará a la venta desde el próximo sábado en Galería Mar Dulce, Uriarte 1490, Palermo.

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The Empress or Major Arcana III

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the-empress-or-major-arcanathe-empress-or-major-arcana-work-in-progress-and-final-work
the-empress-or-major-arcanathe-empress-or-major-arcanathe-empress-or-major-arcana-embroideryguts-and-final-workFinally I finished my newest hand embroidery! This will be available next Saturday at Galeria Mar Dulce, Uriarte 1490, Buenos Aires.

I’ve used a lot of vintage threads from different countries. Hand dyed cotton from Temaricious (Japan), 60’s silk and linen discovered by Linladan (Sweden & Switzerland), retors mat and pearl cotton Nº5 from @DMC Spain, old metallics from Anna & Juan (Switzerland), hand dyed stranded cotton from USA (antique look), old silk from Gutermann (Argentina).

Used stitches: satin stitch, chain, stem, backstitch, woven picot, couching, closed fly, sprat’s head, running, star stitch, blanket, herringbone, straight, leaf, seed, double feather, spiral trellis.

This is the embroidery I like the mostest (from my ones). Hope you too!

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Este es mi último bordado a mano. El próximo sábado va a estar disponible en la inauguración de la Galería Mar Dulce, Uriarte 1490, Palermo.

Usé un montón de hilos antiguos de diferentes países. Algodón teñido a mano de Temaricious (Japón), seda y lino de los años 60 de suecia y Suiza rescatados por Linladan, Retors mat de DMC España, hilos metálicos antiguos rescatados por Anna & Juan (Zurich), mouliné teñido a mano con estética avejentada de los Estados Unidos, y seda antigua Gutermann de Argentina (las bobinitas antiguas de cartón).

Las puntadas que usé son: Punto matiz, cadena, cordón, guipur, pespunte, acolchado, mosca cerrado, hilván, festón, estrella, festón, escapulario, puntada recta, punto hoja, semilla, pluma doble, enrejado en espiral.

Creo que es el bordado que más me gusta… Espero que a ustedes también!

Las espero este sabado en Sweet for my Sweet VII.

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vente privée à paris

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Venta Privada Rroseselavy Atelier Paris 2016Bonjour!

Next Wednesday I will be talking about my process, my career as well selling my brand new collection in Paris at Atelier Rrose Sélavy, 5 rue Fromentin. Metro Pigalle or Blanche.

Very special prices!!!

more info here

Hope to see you there!

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