Intermediate Brocade Weave with Doña Lidia / Saturday May 29th, 10-11am Guatemala time
This is a one-hour group class dedicated to three single-side brocade designs traditional to San Antonio Aguas Calientes. We will start with simple mosquitos (fruit flies), then the repeating pepenado lines and "semillas" or seeds, with the use of multiple supplementary weft threads per row. This class will be recorded, so you can go back to the details and see the demonstration again later when you'd like.
Doña Lidia has been teaching backstrap weaving nationally and internationally for many years. She is a wealth of knowledge and a patient teacher with experience teaching in English.
This class will be held via Zoom on Saturday, May 29th from 10-11am Guatemala time (CST) from Doña Lidia's home. Please check the time difference for where you are. Following the hour of weaving together, we will be featuring a live bazaar with handwoven items for sale, which will be an excellent opportunity to purchase woven beauties directly from Doña Lidia and her family. We will organize all logistics like payments and shipping.
For this class, we recommend watching the demonstration first and then attempting later on your loom with the recording of the class, since some parts are quite detailed. Need a loom? No problem, we have these practice brocade looms for you, prepared by Doña Lidia and her sister.
We will be sending you an email with more class details during the week leading up to this class.
Questions? See the FAQs on our blog, and if not covered there, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maximum number of participants: 8
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