Creative Hand Stitch Online Workshop with Jessica Grady
Creative Hand Stitch Class
Get creative with thread and learn how to use various materials as alternative thread ideas such as fabric strips, wire, wools and ribbon to make your own textured stitch sample. Embroidery artist Jessica Grady will show you techniques to create textured and colourful stitches on a fabric sampler. You do not need to have any previous knowledge of embroidery stitches as everything will be shown in the class.
This 1 hour long class is suitable for beginners wanting to try something new as well as those with more experience in textiles that would like to expand their skills and techniques.
This is an online workshop.
How does it work?
Prior to the session you will receive all of the equipment and materials you will need through the post. Along with a Meeting ID and Password for Zoom. Using these, you can log in to the class at the time of the workshop!
For this workshop, you need an embroidery hoop and needle. If you don't have one, add one to your order using the drop down menu.
Lucky dip containing a mix of the following items. Each participant will receive a unique pack.
- Selection of Wools
- Embroidery Thread
- Fabric Scraps
- Unusual Thread Ideas inc wire, elastic bands, plastic tapes
- Fabric Base
- Small bead/Sequin Selection
What's else will you need?
- Embroidery Hoop
If you don't have an embroidery hoop and needle, please use the drop down menu to add this to your order.
Jessica is a contemporary embroidery artist who works from her studio in Leeds with the assistance of her studio cat Spencer the tabby! She create colourful and highly tactile textiles and sculptures that utilise many recycled and waste materials. She also teaches workshops and courses across the country to schools, private groups and organisations. Jessica’s work has been sold and exhibited across the UK and Europe and she is also a Crafts Council Directory maker. She was awarded the Embroiderers Guild Scholar award in 2018 for her textile practice.
Note: Image of kit shows an example of items which may be received. All kits are chosen at random to include a mix of things.