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Embroidery Workshop at Clapham Spring Market

Learn embroidery with artist Katie Wells at the SoLo Craft Fair Clapham Spring Market. 

Saturday 27th May

Nightingale Place, 3 Nightingale Lane,

Clapham, SW4 9AH

Book here

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Embroidery artist Katie Wells will be hosting hour long embroidery sessions throughout the day at the Clapham Spring Market on Saturday 27th May.

Each session costs £15 per head. Included in the price of the ticket is your embroidery hoop, needle, thread and transferable pattern. You can either bring your own garment to stitch on (anything non stretchy and not too thin), or you can buy a plain tote bag or pouch at the workshop.

There will be lots of embroidery patterns to choose from on the day, and Katie will teach you everything you need to know to stitch your pattern onto fabric.

Don’t be put off if you’re completely new to the craft – beginners are welcome!

Please note that this is an adults only workshop as it can be a bit too fiddly for small hands.

When you head to the checkout section to purchase your ticket you'll notice that is says '3 hour 30 minute workshop' - please note that this is the length of the entire event; your session will last for 1 hour only.

Session slots are for 1 hour as follows:

Session 1 = 1.30 – 2.30pm

Session 2 = 2.45 – 3. 45pm

Session 3 = 4 – 5pm

Please book your ticket here.

Christmas Embroidery Workshop
Sip & Stitch

Learn embroidery with artist Katie Wells at Elephant Stores, London. Your ticket includes all materials as well as a drink from the bar so come along and unwind at a festive evening of stitching.

Wednesday 14th December 7-9pm

Elephant Stores

14 Ash Avenue

Elephant & Castle

SE17 1GQ

Book here

During this two hour class we'll be working on a the night sky embroidery pattern shown in the pictures. You'll learn all the basics of embroidery - from threading your needle to finishing the back of your embroidery piece. You'll also pick up lots of tips and tricks to start you on your embroidery journey.

Throughout the class you'll get to work with three different types of embroidery thread, and you'll learn the following stitches:

Outline Stitch

Chain Stitch

French Knot

Straight Stitch

Seed Stitch

Whip Stitch

The class includes the following materials, which you'll take home with you so you can finish your piece at your leisure:

Elbessee 6 Inch beechwood embroidery hoop

Organic Half panama fabric made from 100% certified organic cotton, printed in the UK

DMC Stranded Cotton Thread 648

DMC Diamant Grand Thread G225

DMC Pearl Cotton Thread small - 8 Blanc

2 x Polished steel embroidery needles size 7

Instruction booklet

Blue chiffon ribbon to hang your finished embroidery

Black felt backing

All materials used in the class have been sourced as close to home as possible, with their environmental impact in mind.

The workshop is suitable for complete beginners as well as those looking to brush up on their skills. It's a very casual, relaxed atmosphere with plenty of time to chat and get to know each other. And it goes without saying that the workshop is a no judgement zone so please do not worry if you have no crafting experience!

This class is not suitable for children. Class size will be no more than 10.

Please click here to book.

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