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Babukeshi: Hand-sewing Workshop

Presented by Bib & Tucker Sew-Op at The Modern Brand, Birmingham AL

Oct 24 2021
Babukeshi: Hand-sewing Workshop

Hand-sewing workshop with Lillis Taylor, benefitting Bib & Tucker Sew-Op programs. Spend a day with Lillis, learning simple embellishment techniques while creating a doll to honor a loved one you’ve lost.

As Dia de los Muertos approaches, it is certainly a time of reflection and remembering for some who find themselves visited by ancestors during this time of year. Several years ago, artist and Bib & Tucker Sew-Op co-founder, Lillis Taylor, started honoring these ancestors by creating textile dolls. But the word “doll” didn’t quite fit what the creations meant to her and so she coined the term, “babukeshi” which is a mixture of “babushka” or “grandmother” in Russian and “kokeshi” or “doll” in

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This workshop is $150 and includes all supplies needed. You must register for the workshop HERE and then pay your registration fee to be guaranteed a spot. If the workshop doesn’t make minimums, all registration fees will be fully refunded.


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Additional time info:

This workshop will take place from 10AM to 3PM. We will take a one-hr break for lunch at 12PM. The Modern Brand is located downtown, next door to Revelator Coffee. We suggest bringing a lunch or doing a little research beforehand to select an option, as the Pizitz Food Hall is closed on Sundays.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


The Modern Brand

1826 3rd Ave N #102, Birmingham, AL 35203

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