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Morocco Textile Tour

7th - 21st May 2022

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Explore the traditional Amazigh (Berber) crafts of Morocco as we travel along ancient trade routes and through colourful cities, embracing the weavers, embroiders and craftspeople practicing traditional techniques and lifestyles throughout this wonderful country.

  • Hand stitching workshops with Karin Hellaby, kit included
  • Visit the exquisite new Yves Saint Laurent Museum and the Berber Museum
  • Pick up some wonderful handmade mementos in the souks of old Medina in Marrakech
  • Follow the ancient trade routes across the High Atlas Mountains Tizi’n’Tichka Pass to the Sahara
  • Visit the Imperial City of Fes, the blue city of Chefchaouen and the capital Rabat, before exploring Marrakech
  • Learn from the best with hands-on experiences and demonstrations with local artisans

 

Perfect for Textile Lovers

Uniquely created for textile lovers, this Stitchtopia textile holiday is the perfect way to discover fascinating fabrics and cultures, whilst travelling to some of the world’s most inspiring places. Our talented stitching expert will be on hand throughout the holiday and host creative workshops with beautifully designed projects inspired by your travels.
Karin Hellaby
Karin Hellaby

Karin Hellaby is an internationally known quilt teacher and author of 11 quilting books and numerous patterns. She is a regular teacher at the Houston International Quilt Show and has also been invited to teach at quilting symposiums in New Zealand, Dubai, Paducah and the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show in Oregon.

Her teaching travels have taken her all over North America, the Middle East and several European countries. Her style is very much multi technique always finding ways to make patchwork simple, quick and fun to learn. Karin started Quilters Haven in 1993. It became one of the largest quilt shops in the UK and she sold it in 2016. This has given her more time to teach and travel, especially in SE Asia where two of her sons are based.

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