Tenth edition of the market -fair "L'Arte del Ricamo e del Merletto" the most important national event dedicated to this ancient art. During the long weekend of April 25, Pietrasanta becomes the capital of embroidery with exhibitors coming from all over Italy: educational workshops with practical demonstrations at the stands, courses, competitions, tutoring dedicated to all fans, experts and neophytes.
Artistic embroidery, laces, manufactured goods, cross stitchs, bobbin laces, macramé, tatting, but also products made with the handloom, buttons and beads: techniques used by professional embroiderers to create the most interesting artifacts. The expertise of excellent respresentatives of this art will be exposed .
On April 22 the most expected event, the fashion show will close the contest "Pietrasanta Modarte". The purpose of the contest is to discover, giving visibility and value to designers who design and produce their own fashion, in addition to bringing the embroidery and lace into fashion, to share and innovate in a very personal way the tradition of applied arts. The contest involves individual designers, schools, institutes, academies and associations from all over Italy.
Creative projects in a broader sense for the contest "Creare" actually to develop free creativity through a project and work realizing an idea of ââfurniture, furnishing textiles, clothing and fashion accessories. In this contest artists and craftsmen, Italians and foreigners will participate.
ARTE DEL RICAMO, DEL MERLETTO - The art of embroidery and lace making Pietrasanta, town center 2017, April 22/25
h 10:00 am / 7:00 pm free admission