Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship is an international non-profit entity that celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship and strengthens its connection to the world of design.

MS. Dinis is perpetuating the ancient tradition of embroidery. Nisa’s embroidery is widely praised for its extraordinary beauty and the unique traits of its multiple expressions, made by feminine hands of great mastery. Ms. Dinis works with feltros, creating her how motifs and adding new colors and shapes to the traditional ones. With her team of women, she collaborates with Joana Vasconcelos on the making of pieces characterized by impressive dimensions.
MS. Dinis lives and works in Nisa, Portugal.

Photographs in this gallery are made by Sanna Pozzoli / copyright Michelangelo Foundation

The images have been published in books and magazing including Mestieri d’Arte & Design magazine, number 16, 2018  https://issuu.com/artigianato/docs/mda_16_eng_web