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Bespoke body positivity silhouette embroidery workshop

This course has past its finish date but this page will remain available until 19th April 2020.
Completed bespoke embroidery kit

Duration: 2.5hrs 1.30-4pm

Price: £49

Contact: Steph Evans at Evans Sent Creations

Archive Bar and Bottle, 2 Mellor Road
Cheadle Hulme

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Sunday 5th April 2020

About the Course

Come & create your very own silhouette embroidery, with demonstrations from a local embroidery artist.
This workshop is ideal for any experience level, including beginners & provides you with everything you need to create your very own bespoke Embroidery hoop.

Once you have purchased the Every Body Embroidery workshop ticket, please send a selection of photographs that you would like to be used to create your pattern. I will help you choose the best image to translate into an embroidery and will then create your very own personalised pattern. I will stay in contact with you throughout this process to ensure you are happy with the design. This pattern will then be ready and waiting for you on the day of the workshop.
*Please note* Images must be sent no later than 2 weeks before the event. Contact me for more details

Your own bespoke pattern and instruction booklet comes specifically tailored to your pattern and kit. This contains lots of detail and pictures with step by step directions for every step of the way. This kit is ideal for any experience level, including beginners.

If you’re anything like me, videos are by far the easiest way to learn. As us crafty folk tend to be more visual learners, I have also created a series of fully narrated video tutorials for you to revisit once the course is completed.

I created the Every Body Embroidery kit & workshop to encourage body positivity, no matter your size or shape; however big or small, every body is beautiful & deserves to be celebrated!

Please let me know if you would not like me to share images of your pattern on social media ♥️

I will be offering hands on & one-to-one demonstrations every step of the way, to ensure you feel happy & confident to continue hand embroidering beyond the workshop.

We will be aiming to complete the hoop during the session, however, there is no rush! Embroidery is a great way to relax & unwind, so it is more important for you to take your time & enjoy the day. You will be leaving the workshop with the skills to complete your embroidery at home. The class is scheduled for 2.5hrs, however the space is available for longer should you wish to continue with your piece.

Archive Bar & Bottle is situated right next to Cheadle Hulme train station (which is only an 18 minute train journey from Manchester Piccadilly). Parking is also available at the train station for those of you driving to the event.

I can’t wait to meet you!

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

On the day, you will receive a complete embroidery kit which has all the supplies that you need to make your very own hand embroidered Every Body Embroidery, including:

- Bespoke embroidery pattern designed from your own picture/s

- 100% cotton fabric with pattern transferred with heat erasable fabric pen

- 6" embroidery hoop

- Embroidery floss in the colors you'll need

- Two embroidery needles

This 10 page pattern & instructions includes:

- List of supplies and tools required

- Detailed instructions for preparing your fabric and loading your embroidery hoop

- Instructions for preparing your thread and threading your needle

- Tips and techniques to avoid for starting and stopping your thread without fiddly knots

- Links to detailed YouTube video tutorials

- Individual stitch illustrations and instructions

- How to “finish” the back of your embroidery, ready for display

- Mistakes happen. Don’t panic! What to do if you do something wrong

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