Classes at Workshop

I’ve teamed up with the amazing Workshop in Headingley to offer a range of hand stitching classes in 2019. There are classes to suit beginners and more experienced stitchers who want to try something different.

Hand Embroidered Pendant 17 August 10am to 12pm and 1 December 11am to 3pm

Learn the traditional craft of hand embroidery, I will guide you through the basics of hand embroidery stitches including blanket stitch, feather stitch and stem stitch. Using these decorative stitches, you will create a unique design inside a mini embroidery hoop pendant.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and all materials and equipment are provided. Click here to book your tickets through the Workshop website.

Conductive Thread Embroidery 26 September 11am to 1pm

Learn the traditional craft of hand embroidery, I will guide you through the basics of hand embroidery where you will learn how to create your own geometric stitched image using a variety of embroidery stitches including back stitch, chain stitch and blanket stitch. Once you have completed your embroidered design onto calico fabric, you will learn how to create your own soft circuit using conductive thread to light up an LED in your design.

This workshop is suitable for beginners to embroidery and all materials and equipment will be provided. Click here to book your tickets through the Workshop website.

Visible Mending 13 October 11am to 1pm

Learn the traditional crafts of hand embroidery and applique. I will guide you through the basics of some hand embroidery stitches and turned edge applique which can be used to repair a garment or accessory with holes or ripped seams. Inspired by the Japanese technique of Boro, the practice of reworking and repairing textiles through piecing, patching and stitching.

All materials and equipment will be provided but you will need to bring an item of clothing or an accessory that you would like to mend. Click here to book your tickets through the Workshop website.

This class will also run as part of the After Hours Craft Club on 27 September from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, a monthly workshop event where you can learn a new craft and bring your own drinks. Click here to book your tickets through the Workshop website.