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Textile Workshop

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Shisa (Mirror) Embroidery Workshop

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27 October 2022 

10am - 12pm

Museum of Making, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for age 7+  

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ticket £5 available from Museum of Making

Description:

Shisha embroidery is most common on the Indian subcontinent (Rajasthan).  This type of embroidery lends a sparkling appearance to the brightly coloured clothes worn in the region, and is very popular for use on clothing, hangings, tapestries, and domestic textiles.

Artist Ranbir Kaur will take you through steps on how to create your own framed picture using fabric paint and shisa (mirror) embroidery which becomes the central part of your design. You will be able to take a framed picture home of your creation.  

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Silk Painting Workshop
Make Your Own Suncatcher

Date:

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27 October 2022

1pm - 3pm

Museum of Making, Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF

Suitable for age 6+

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ticket:  £5 available from Museum of Making

Description:

Make your own hand painted suncatcher using silk dyes and hot wax batik techniques.

Artist Donna Fox will take you through the steps of design and make. You will be able to take home your creations.

Materials will be provided by the artist.

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