45.00 Austinmer Scout Hall 12-3pm, 13th May 2017
About the Class
Learn Kantha style embroidery to create a simple running stitch to create a beautiful square sample, with textile artist Michele Elliot. A great class for people interested in contemporary embroidery and the meditative craft of slow stitching.
Kantha is a traditional type of embroidery native to eastern South Asia, in particular Bangladesh and the neighboring Indian states of West Bengal and Odisha, along the Bay of Bengal. This technique is used in mending as well as making exquisite quilts.
Ticket includes all materials.
Michele Elliot is a visual artist living in Coledale. She works with drawing, sculpture, installation and textiles and has exhibited locally, nationally and overseas. Michele also has a small business making tote bags which she sells at Coledale markets – mishmash bags