A meeting with the Canadian quilt maker Sandra Reford at the Feltrinelli Library in Verona. Would you like to try doing patchwork? Sandra will teach you the basic principles of it with all her energy and enthusiasm! A little laboratory to introduce you to the splendid art of textiles. The workshop will be followed by tea tasting offered by Altromercato.
WHERE: The Feltrinelli Library, books and music – Via Quattro Spade 2, Verona
Alessandra Scarpari is awaiting you for a small and quick course of patchwork: learn how to make the hexagons! What are they? Find out with her friends of the Bottega del Patchwork (The Workshop of Pathcwork) in Mantua. The workshop will be held at the Feltrinelli Library, followed by a tasting of local finger food under the care of Osteria La Fragoletta Mantova.
WHERE: The Feltrinelli Library, books and music – Corso Umberto I, 56, Mantova (Mantua)
Just like in 2011, the prestigious company Bernina will carry out a workshop upon registration to all those who want to get involved in the game with thread, fabric and sewing machine. The workshop will be held in several rounds, from Friday 19 to Sunday, April 21, in the Lodge Barbaro, on Piazza dei Signori. Each participant will have materials at hand, out of which to create a square patchwork on the theme of stars or hearts, assembling, but above all decorating textiles thanks to the incredible potential of the Bernina software PaintWork. With the squares made you can create one or more blankets covered with stars, to be donated to a school in Verona for use as a prize in a raffle to raise funds for student projects.
WHERE: Loggia Barbaro, Piazza dei Signori
Ulla Andreasson will be a “guest” at the Borghesi Gallery where you can admire works of textile art and unique jewels. A brindisi toast in honour of the artists on Friday, 19th April, at 18.30.
WHERE: Borghesi Gallery, Vicolo Corticella S. Marco 13
Meeting for the presentation of the anthology “La bottega dell’erborista” (The herbalist shop) at the Museum of Natural History of Verona. Each of the twenty stories in this collection is inspired by a specific medicinal herb, its unique healing properties but also, and above all, the typical property poisonous. Want to know more? Click here.
WHERE: Museum of Natural History in Verona, Lungadige Porta Vittoria, 9
During the days of the event, discover the art of textiles on the window shops along the streets of Corso Sant’Anastasia, Corso Porta Borsari and Via Roma.
During the days of the event, the porticos of the Gran Guardia will be the venue of the little market: textiles, needles, threads, and a great diversity of materials will be on sale to the delight of professional quilt makers, neophytes and all those passionate for the art.
WHERE: Porticos of the Gran Guardia