This is a VIRTUAL WORKSHOP! When you register for this course, you will be mailed the login information for our virtual course that will take place LIVE on Zoom.us. NO KITS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS WORKSHOP. You will need to provide your own materials based on the list provided below.
Play with texture and colour in this fun 3 hour hand embroidery workshop. Choose from three designs and practice techniques like thread painting, stitching to create natural textures and using repetition to create movement. This is a beginner friendly class that will be enjoyable and educational for all skill levels. Learn, ask questions and make something beautiful with fellow embroidery enthusiasts and instructor/artist, Sarah Godfrey.
Supplies that Apply to all designs:
- 6 inch hoop
- Embroidery needles (I use DMC size 3-9)
- Embroidery scissors
- Stick and stitch sulky stabilizer (optional)
- Fabric of your choosing (I recommend either cotton or linen or you can also bring a shirt from your closet!)
- marking tool (water soluble marker or heat erasable pen)
Thread colours (DMC six strand embroidery floss):
*one skein for all will do
* one skein of each
- 895 (2 skeins)
- 905 (2 skeins)
- 581 (2 skeins)
- 472 (1)
- 152 (1)
- 224 (1)
- 3722 (1)
- 3740 (2 skeins)
- 3834 (2 skeins)
- 550 (2 skeins)
- 554 (1)
- ECRU (1)
Sarah Godfrey is a hand embroidery artist, illustrator and designer based in Ontario, Canada. She is passionate about exploring colour and texture and draws much inspiration from nature - birds in particular. Her work focuses on the simple details in her life that bring her joy, for example her current series of hand embroidered feathers. She works full time in marketing and when she is not embroidering Sarah is spending time with her husband, son and four parrots!
After you register for this workshop, you will be emailed the login information for our virtual workshop. This class is being limited to only 20 students so that each one of you will get individual assistance from the instructor.