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LOS ANGELES–Woven Lives Needlace Workshop
May 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pmFree
LOS ANGELES–As part of the exhibition Woven Lives: Exploring Women’s Needlework from the Italian Diaspora, The Italian America Museum of Los Angeles presents: Italian needlelace workshop led by textile artist Carly Chubak. You will be introduced to the basics of Italian punto in aria, stitches in the air, one of the earliest styles of needlelace. The lace was developed from cutwork and drawn thread embroidery in the 1500s. You will learn this historical craft and make your own sample of lace using only a needle, thread, and a fabric base. Saturday, May 14, 3:30-5 pm Free event • Material included Registration is required. Click here to register. Italian American Museum of Los Angeles 644 North Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 IAMLA.org This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.