"The only place where housework comes before needlework is in the dictionary." ~Mary Kurtz
In the quiet Lake Patzcuaro village of Sanabria
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This tour is for beginners - and your finished piece will look amatuer. This is all about the experience!
SEWING CULTURAL EVENTS
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.
Spend the day in Teofila's workshop, which is located beside her family home.
WHAT TO EXPECT
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.
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).
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
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.