Stitched Collage Cards Online Workshop with Jessica Grady
Stitched Collage Cards Online Class
Learn how to layer shapes, colours and patterns together with stitch to create your own selection of handcrafted collage and embroidery cards. Embroidery artist Jessica Grady will show you how to use a variety of mixed media and recycled materials including paper, vinyl, fabric + recycled plastics to collage together and create a colourful, abstract design, which will be finished with simple decorative embroidery stitches. You will leave the online workshop with a selection of up to 3 finished cards. This class is suitable for all abilities with no prior embroidery experience necessary.
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.
Each participant will receive a lucky dip materials pack to complete the live class which will contain a mix of the following:
x3 white card blanks and envelopes
Variety of die-cut shapes and sequins
Variety of mixed swatches - fabric/paper/recycled plastics
You can also choose to add on a hand painted embroidery hoop and needle with your materials pack.
What's else will you need?
Needle + thread
Glue stick/double sided tape
Felt pens/pencils for extra detail (optional)
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.