Saturday 27 November 2021: Online Workshop (Stitch & Style)
Time & Location
About the Event
Lucy Brennan - Saturday 15 January 2022 - 4.00pm to 7.00pm (GMT)
Online Interactive Workshop: Stitch & Style: Embroider Your Clothes!
We're delighted to welcome back Lucy Brennan for this amazing Stitch & Style embroidery workshop - get ready to revive a multitude of tired clothes & garments in your wardrobe!...
Introduction by Lucy:-
Enjoy a game changing way to revive your wardrobe, using embroidery to decorate and embellish garments. You will learn how to decide on the placement, whether it be collars, pockets or on the body of the item; which are the best stitches to use and how to navigate the various stabilisers available to achieve neat embroidery and a clean finish that will last washing and look amazing. So whether you are wanting to personalise an item of clothing to gift to someone or to create unique and cool items to wear yourself, learn how to to stitch and style clothes with embroidery.
This class is suitable for complete beginners as well as those with embroidery experience. On the website entry you will see a variety of designs/patterns that I have created: we will not be using these in the workshop, rather you are free to source your own designs/patterns and I have provided a series of links to some designs in the Patterns section (see below).
What You Will Learn in this Online Interactive Workshop:-
- Ideas for making new and old clothes more unique with embroidery
- How to create your own patterns and use motifs or images you like for embroidery
- The easiest ways to transfer designs
- Different embroidery stitches that work well on clothes
- Design placement
- The best ways to use stabiliser and which ones work well on different fabrics
- How to make sure the embroidery will last and look good through wear and washing
Skill Level for this Online Interactive Workshop:-
Suitable for all levels!
Material requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-
- Clothes for embroidering
- A selection of stabilisers, you may be able to use what you have or wish to purchase some from this list:
- Woven Fusible stabiliser
- Water-soluble stabiliser - such as DMC Magic Paper or Sulky Sticky Fabri-Solvy
- Tear away stabiliser
- Sew In stabiliser
Please note you do not need all these varieties, they are useful for different types of fabrics and finishes which will be covered in class!
Fabric requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-
Equipment requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-
- Embroidery designs or motifs you want to stitch / iron transfers patterns (see below)
- Water erasable fabric pen/pencil
- Embroidery floss - a selection of colours
- Embroidery needle - you may want a selection of sizes for sewing with different numbers of threads
- Thimble (optional)
- Embroidery Hoop or frame (optional)
Pattern Information relevant to this Online Interactive Workshop:-
Here are some Pattern links which you may find useful for Lucy's class:-
Free Embroidery Pattern links
Join up to Sublime Stitches newsletter to access their free and very cute embroidery pattern.
DMC threads free patterns- including lots of cute sewing themed designs
Love Crafts free pattern links
Anchor Embroidery free pattern links
Tickets for this Online Interactive Workshop (via the Zoom platform) will be limited & allocated on a first-come/first-served basis! If applicable, any free pattern, or other information, relevant to this course will be forwarded to you after booking and approximately 5 days before the course date. The ticket price of £30.00 is based on ONE person attending this crafting class.
This CraftyMonkies Online Interactive Workshop is being broadcast from the United Kingdom and the class time given is based on Greenwich MeanTime (GMT). We advise you check via Google Search (or similar) to see corresponding start-time in YOUR location!
Ordering MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT Online For Any Class/Workshop!
In light of the ongoing situation regards potential delays with supply of certain materials/fabrics/equipment from around the world due to the lasting impact of Covid-19, please ensure you book your place & order any materials/fabrics/equipment online in plenty of time ahead of course dates.
Enjoy This Class/Workshop Again on YouTube!
A link to a recording of this workshop will be sent to all who buy a live ticket for the Zoom broadcast approximately 5 working days after the event; the video will be available to view for 30 days from the video release date.
Are you not able to attend this class due to living in a different time-zone? Are you otherwise engaged on the date of this workshop? Well, we have excellent news!
This class will be available to view via Pay-On-Demand via our Online Shop for 30 days following the video release date (approximately 5 working days after broadcast on Zoom).
- Online Workshop: Stitch£30£300£0