I'm teaching a few embroidery workshops at Sifu Design Studio in Chicago during the month of August. Each 3-hour workshop is a great way to take your embroidery skills to the next level, or learn something completely new. All materials are included for each workshop - B.Y.O.Hoop if you'd like. You can sign up online and view the whole calendar here, or call the store to sign up - 773.271.7438.
Ribbon Embroidery - $40
Wednesday, August 3rd, 6:00 - 9:00pm
This romantic technique has been around for hundreds of years, and is perfect for embellishing clothing and home goods. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics to create ribbon motifs and how to combine them into a charming work of art.
Wednesday, August 10th, 6:00 - 9:00pm
A workshop for the experienced embroider who is ready to learn a few fancy stitches. In this workshop we'll learn five decorative stitches and create a sampler to hang on your wall or give as a gift.
Punch Embroidery - $40
Saturday, August 13th, 2:30 - 5:30pm
Create a patch for your letter sweater! Punch embroidery uses a special tool to push loops of thread through fabric in a specific design, creating a fluffy, soft picture. In this workshop, we'll learn the basics to get you started with a project of your choosing - bring a sketchbook with your own ideas or use one of our patterns.
Applique Embroidery - $40
Monday, August 22nd, 6:00 - 9:00pm