Monday, April 30, 2012

Today's Featured Artist is . . .

Julia Gomez
2537 Camino Cabestro
Santa Fe, NM  87505

• Colcha Embroidery • Shearing • Scouring • Handspinnins • Weaving – Wearables

Julia is an award winning colcha embroidery artist.  As a volunteer at El Rancho de las Golondrinas she helps with the shearing of Churro sheep, spins and weaves sabanilla and dyes her yarn with natural pigments.  The spinners and weavers are there on Fridays unless there is a Fiesta weekend, then they volunteer for either Saturday or Sunday.  She teaches Colcha embroidery at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art in Santa Fe on the second Wednesday of every month from 10:00 am to Noon.  Everyone is welcome to come and learn or just join in for fun and inspiration.  She will be at Spanish Market in July.

• Available for individual instruction
• Available to teach workshops/classes
• Can do custom work

Here's a sample of Julia's award winning Colcha work.

NOTE:  If you would like to see these photos larger, just click on one.

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