Hand Stitched Collage Christmas Cards Online Workshop with Jessica Grady
Hand Stitched Collage Christmas Cards Online Class
In this Festive Zoom workshop you will be using collage and hand stitch techniques to create your own hand stitched and embellished Christmas cards. Embroidery artist Jessica Grady will show you how to layer materials and use simple embroidery and embellishment techniques to add detail and sparkle to your festive designs.
You will leave the workshop with up to two handcrafted cards, which you can send to friends or family or frame up as your own unique piece of artwork!
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!
We're based in the UK, and understand shipping can be expensive for international orders. If you live elsewhere and would like to join the class, we can offer a separate option to provide your own materials. To do this, get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org, we'll send you a payment link at a discounted rate along with a materials list.
Each participant will receive a lucky dip materials pack to complete the live class which will contain a mix of the following:
- X2 White square card blanks and envelopes
- Mix of recycled papers/plastics and textiles
- Mix of beads/buttons/sequins
- Recycled sticky back vinyl
- Die-cut shapes
- Metallic wire
What's else will you need?
- Sewing needle
- Glue stick or double sided tape
- Embroidery thread of your choice
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.