Calderstones Park, Liverpool, Sunday, 19th November 2023
“Japanese Embroidery Techniques and How They Came to the West” a talk by Sandra MacFarlane with a demonstration of the 1600 year old embroidery techniques handed down by word of mouth only until the early 20th Century.
Date: Sunday 19th November 2023
Time: 1:45 – 3:30
£3.00 for members £5.00 for non-members, includes tea or coffee and biscuits
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Join us for a captivating afternoon as we delve into the rich tapestry of Japanese embroidery techniques and their voyage to the western shores. Through a lively and insightful talk by renowned embroidery artist Sandra MacFarlane, we will explore the meticulous artistry and profound cultural significance embodied in every stitch of Japanese embroidery.
Discover how the finesse and elegance of traditional Japanese embroidery have influenced and blended with Western textile arts, forming a beautiful fusion that celebrates the best of both worlds. From the vibrant threads of Nuido to the subtle elegance of Sashiko, traverse the thread trails that connect the East and West.
This is not merely a talk, but an experience—a chance to appreciate the delicate dance of needle and thread, and to understand how the art of embroidery transcends borders, binding cultures in a fabric of shared creativity.
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