Stitched Scrap Brooches Online Workshop with Jessica Grady
Stitched Brooch Online Class
Create your own embellished brooch design using a combination of mixed media and recycled materials such as plastic packaging, textile scraps and recycled papers. 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. You will leave the workshop with your own handmade textile brooch.
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:
- Brooch pin
- Die-cut textile brooch front and back
- Mix of sequins/buttons/beads
- Die-cut recycled sequin shapes
- Mix of hand-crafted/painted/dyed embellishments
- Coloured wool/yarn
What's else will you need?
- Sewing needle
- Embroidery thread of your choice
- Fabric glue (optional)
- Embroidery Hoop (optional)
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.