Mamaquilla Arpilleras


A powerful documentary made by Karen Bernedo Morales about the arpilleras embroidered by a group of women forcibly displace who came to Lima then Huaycán and suffered discrimination. Source:

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Embroidering Women Stories

Dahlia Rodriguez Atelier

My passion for embroidery has no limits, this is why I´m not taking this art in my hands, because of the respect I have for this needlework.

Nevertheless, I collect in a virtual, and preliminary, gallery, the work of some wonderful artists I admire. These women use the needle to express feelings, perceptions and visions. From the oldest tradition to the most innovative design, stitching is used as language to speak out.

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