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Contemprary Phulkari Embroidery

with Rafia Shafiq


Sunday February 10

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuition: $130 + HST + $20 Materials Fee (collected in class)
Maximum 10 participants

In this workshop led by embroidery specialist Rafia Shafiq, students will learn about the revival of Phulkari, a traditional geometric satin stitch technique from Northern Pakistan. Each student will leave the workshop with a beautiful Phulkari embroidery, updated through their own choice of a modern color palette. They will also learn about the history, stories and different connotations of Phulkari embroidery through Rafia's own journey and research, viewing her journals and outstanding embroidery collection. All materials will be provided in class.