"The only place where housework comes before needlework is in the dictionary."  ~Mary Kurtz

EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP

In the quiet Lake Patzcuaro village of Sanabria

QUICK INFO

 

LOCATION​

Sanabria, Michoacan

 

DATES​

You request your date

 

AGE GROUP

18+

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GROUP SIZE​

6 Maximum

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PROVIDED​

Materials

Instruction

Translator

Lunch

Water

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DIFFICULTY​

This tour is for beginners - and your finished piece will look amatuer.  This is all about the experience!

SEWING CULTURAL EVENTS 

INTRODUCTION

Teofila Servin is an award winning embroidery artist of Tzintzuntzan who currently resides in the small village of Sanabria.  Creating fantastic depictions of rural life in and around the Lake Patzcuaro area, her pieces are sought after by collectors worldwide.  

WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS  

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Spend the day in Teofila's workshop, which is located beside her family home.   

 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT 

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Class is in Spanish with English Translation

Class starts at 10 AM, ending around 3 PM

You will learn various stitches that are rarely seen in traditional European embroidery work.

TRANSPORTATION

 

We haven't included transportation, as many locals are able to provide their own.  We will work to organize car-pooling.  If unavailable, we can arrange return taxi transportation (cost not included).

COST

SHARING

Guests x 1 =  $5,000 ea

Guests x 2 =  $2800 ea

Guests x 3 =  $2,000 ea

Guests x 4 =  $1,600 ea

Guests x 5 = $1,400 ea

Guests x 6 = $1,300 ea

PRICES

Cost-sharing is based on hiring a translator + minimum payment to the artist for your workshop.  Please keep in mind - the artists include your materials and are giving up production time.  We compensate the artists based on the maximum class size of 6 students, even if there is only 1.

If you speak Spanish well enough to translate art-lingo for your group, please let us know so we can reduce your price.