european embroidery tour 2017


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


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

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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.


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.


The Empress or Major Arcana III


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!


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.





the emperor or major arcana nº4


Hand Embroidery The Emperor or Major Arcana Nº4 by Miga de Pan

Hand Embroidery The Emperor or Major Arcana Nº4 — detail — by Miga de Pan

Hand Embroidery The Emperor or Major Arcana Nº4 — work in progress — by Miga de Pan

Hand Embroidery The Emperor or Major Arcana Nº4 — work in progress — by Miga de Pan

Hand Embroidery The Emperor or Major Arcana Nº4 — framed — by Miga de Pan

Ander el emperador at Galeria Mar Dulce-LR Hand Embroidery The Emperor or Major Arcana Nº4 — Exhibition at Mar Dulce gallery in Buenos Aires — by Miga de Pan

Hand Embroidery The Emperor or Major Arcana Nº4 — work in progress, back side — by Miga de PanSome pics from the last exhibition at mar dulce gallery in Buenos Aires and work in progress images of my loved Ander the Emperor! already sold.

Algunas fotos de la última muestra en Galería Mar Dulce en Buenos Aires y otras del proceso de mi querido Ander el Emperador! no disponible.



chair with tsumori chisato jumper


Chair with Tsumori Chisato jumper

Chair with Tsumori Chisato jumper-1Hand embroidered with pearl cotton, retors mat and vintage silk floss. One of my favourite chairs! Now in my studio…


Bordado a mano con hilo perlé, retors mat e hilo de seda antiguo. Esta es una de mis sillas con sweater preferidas! se queda acá…