Embroidery Tenango Class 5/18

Embroidery Tenango

Saturday May 18th, 10am to 12pm

The embroidery technique of Tenango, originally from Hidalgo, Mexico, is used in all kind of clothes, accessories, bed covers, pillows, and more. It represents the surrounding area, landscape, and wildfire. Full of colors, it´s the main characteristic of the Tenangos. People who have a Tenango means two main things: they appreciate the Mexican culture and they are appreciated by who made it come true the Tenango. It´s not often that Mexican families have one in their homes, usually the only way to have one is that it´s a present from another one.
During this class, the students will learn about this hand made technique, to color with threads anything they would like.

-One embroidery wood hoop, preferred 6" -8 "
-Two embroidery cloth or muslin square of 16" x 16" (solid color)
-Three Embroidery needles
-Five embroidery floss threads (different bright colors)

About your instructor:
Nancy Esteves graduated from a fashion design school in Mexico, and has years of experience in pattern design. She has designed her own brand of bespoke fashion named Maalokint producing tailor-made garments, business image and totally unique hand-embroidered garments. She has education and experience in Gerber and Lectra pattern tools, also in manual drafting with rulers, paper and pencil. Experienced in moulage technique, grading, hand embroidery, sewing techniques. Nancy is bilingual - she can teach in both Spanish and English.