• Modern Botanical Embroidery Workshop with Adriana Torres

  • Tue, 07-05-2019 at 18:00
  • The Forge, Bristol
    Colston Yard
    BS1 5BD Bristol
Modern Botanical Embroidery Workshop with Adriana Torres - The Forge, Bristol - Bristol

We are beyond delighted to be welcoming BuenosAires-based illustrator, designer and embroiderer Adriana Torres who is in the UK briefly for a series of embroidery workshops in London and has added some extra dates to her workshop tour to visit us in Bristol to share her beautiful world of embroidery with us. This workshop will explore Adriana’s own design of hand embroidery A-Z floral lettering.In this personalized workshop, each student will be able to learn the stitches from the sampler that she or he likes the most. From the most popular to the most difficult and unknown. They also will learn to combine different thicknesses and amounts of strands according to each stitch. This way of working gives to the embroidery an aesthetic rich in textures and strong aspect of simplicity, which is the style that characterizes the work of Adriana.Each workshop is a complete class and is suitable for all, from beginners to experienced stitchers who wish to take their needlework to the next level.Adriana Torres is a textile artist, illustrator, and founder of the brand Miga de Pan. She studied architecture and graphic design at the University of Buenos Aires. Her collection was distinguished with the Seal of Good Design, an official distinction awarded by the Ministry of Industry to the national industry products that stands for innovation, for its commitment to local production, by its position in the market and its quality design.Adriana has taught embroidery workshops worldwide including Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Malaga, Bilbao, La Coruña, Sevilla, Mallorca, Paris (at the Argentine Embassy), Berlin, London, Devon, Zürich, City of México, Boulder (Colorado), Santa Monica (California) and Philadelphia (at Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters HQ).She participated with her embroidery artworks at several collective art exhibitions in Buenos Aires, Paris and Leipzig.Her work was published by Thames and Hudson in “The New Artisans”, DPI magazine (Taiwan), Super Handmade (China), Stich•illo by Uppercase (Canada), Frankie (Australia), Selvedge (UK) and was the cover of Embroidery Magazine (United Kingdom).