Small group Chajul-style Pompoms with Chato / Wed Dec 7th 10am-12noon (in-person)
//This is an in-person outdoor class held at our studio garden in central Antigua. Chato teaches in Spanish, and Kakaw staff can help with translation to English when necessary. COVID safety protocols are observed and the exact address will be shared upon registering via email.//
Learn how to make traditional pompoms with Chato, our master pompom maker, on Wednesday, December 7th, from 10am - 12noon in our central Antigua studio garden! We will have a variety of beautifully naturally-dyed cotton yarns to work with, and we'll go step-by-step from thread to pompom.
This class includes all materials as well as a light snack and a PDF guide with pre-recorded videos and images for you to look back on after class.
Traditionally, pompoms of this style are attached to the ends of headdresses in the small highland town of Chajul, and are used to adorn women's hair with bursts of color. They hang beautifully and are just so darn adorable.
This class is appropriate for adults and children working together with adults. Join the fun as a family if you'd like! Pre-class email will be sent during the week of class.
Maximum number of participants: 6
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