Embellished handmade brooch from Leeds based workshop
Recycled, embellished brooches from beginners class in Headingley

Embellished Textile Brooch Workshop with Jessica Grady

Regular price £35.00 £0.00

Learn Hand Embroidery and Embellishment in this Brooch Making Class

Come along and create your own embellished brooch design using a combination of mixed media and recycled materials such as plastic packaging. Embroidery artist Jessica Grady will show you a selection of her colourful and creative techniques to make a unique textile brooch design by stitching, cutting and layering materials together.

Techniques that you will learn in the workshop include: creating your own mixed media sequins, 3D beading techniques and simple embroidery stitches to add colour and texture to your design. This is a technique based class so each person will be a able to create a design that is unique to them. 

In this 2 hour long class, you will create your own unique textile brooch for you to take home. 

This 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. No previous stitch experience is required as Jessica will teach you all the techniques that you will need to know for the class. 

All materials are included in the ticket price, all you have to bring along is yourself and a willingness to be creative!


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. 

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