Creating a Motanka Doll w/ Gabriela Sarna Wiraszka
WORKSHOP: Creating a Motanka Doll
2 HOUR INTENSIVE– space is limited to 20 participants
In this workshop, Gabriela will share some of the traditions around the creation of a Motanka doll, an ancient doll talisman from Slavic Europe. The name Motanka, comes from the word “motanie,” which means to weave together. There are many varieties and even names for these dolls, Motanka being the most well known. Together, we will go through the process, talk about the lore and intention that breathes magic into the Motanka. We will work with natural fibers, grains, herbs as well as prayers and charms during the creation process.
You will need to have some materials present for this workshop The items needed can be found in most folks home. Old pieces of clothing (natural fabrics), ribbons, grains (rice, buckwheat or other) and some cotton or wool for stuffing the head. Gabriela will provide a more detailed list as we get closer to the event.
$45 Add on Fee
$0 materials fee
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