Currently I am offering workshops on Kantha
Kantha: A special way of sewing with Dorothy Tucker
Kantha is a Bangladeshi word for cloth. It also describes the way running stitch is used to create embroidered quilts traditionally made in Bengal from the good parts of old worn saris.
By folding and stitching together layers of washed and worn fabrics we will make a cloth which is lovely to handle. As we outline shapes with running stitch and fill these with pattern and colour we become intrigued by the subtle changes which take place in the soft surfaces of the cloth, and drawn into creating our own kantha.
In the summer months I regularly teach live kantha workshops at Moor Hall in Shropshire. Come the winter, Bobby Britnell and I have been offering an online course which runs one day each week during November.
For more information
Textile Study Group Summer School
15 July – 18 July 2024
I will be one of the three tutors leading a workshop for the 2024 Textile Study Group Summer School.
17 March 2023 ::: posted by Dorothy Tucker in courses