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Maria do Rosário. Bordadeira

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Interviews

Publication date

01/02/2023

Describe your profession, with details on products, services, expertise and know how.

Saí da 4ª classe e fui trabalhar, perdi a hipótese de aprender a bordar. Agora agarrei esta hipótese de vir aprender. São escolhidos os desenhos da arte nova e bordo até preencher. Os desenhos são aplicados em objetos (almofada, sacos,..). Uso agulha e linhas. Contorno tudo e depois é que encho. “Aqui” podemos perguntar e ver.

What materials do you use? Where and how you purchase them?

Describe the techniques, the tools and the materials you use in your work.

What is your “ideal” client’s profile?

At what age and under what circumstances did you start this job?

Where and how long have you been trained before you were ready to start your own business? In a training institute, with a craftsman or both? What do you think is the best way to learn your job today? Schools, training with craftsmen …?

What role do “talent” and “creativity” play in your profession?

And what about innovation, what are the changes since you started? Do you use new materials, tools, or processes in manufacturing and marketing? What is the impact of innovation on your performance? How could your profession be even more innovative?

What is the best way to learn your profession?

What is your message to younger generations who might choose your profession?

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