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Allie Manch: Embroidery Workshops

  • San Diego Art Institute 1439 El Prado San Diego, CA, 92101 United States (map)

Please join SDAI artist-in-residence Allie Manch for a series of embroidery workshops open to all ages at SDAI in Balboa Park


Saturday, April 22nd, 12pm-2pm ($10 per family)

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Family Embroidery Workshop
open to all ages, embroidery projects best for ages 4+ (parents must attend with children) 

We will explore basic embroidery stitches in this workshop designed for the whole family. Participants will be able to take home small fabric samplers and younger children can work on learning the foundation of embroidery stitches with illustrated lacing cards.  Materials will be provided and no experience necessary.  Parents, join in the fun too and make your own fabric samplers! 


Saturday, May 13th, 12pm-2pm (free, drop-in)

Stitching Circle  
all ages

Bring your own project or start a new one at this stitching circle open to all.  Come for community or to learn a new skill.  Hot chocolate, materials, and good vibes will be provided and no previous experience necessary.


About Allie Manch:

Allie Manch holds an MFA in Photography from the University of Washington, Seattle and a BFA in Photography from Arizona State University. Her work has been exhibited in galleries across the United States and positively reviewed in New American Paintings and Art Ltd. Her current body of work features illustrations on hand-stitched and manipulated fabric, presenting real and imagined characters through embroidered and sculptural narratives, often connected to the artist’s childhood in Arizona. Allie is currently an artist-in-residence at San Diego Art Institute.

Earlier Event: May 11
Solos Duos Todos
Later Event: May 27
Organ for the Senses