Valentine’s Embroidery Workshop

We’ll be running a Valentine’s Day themed embroidery workshop on Tuesday 13 February (6:30-8:30pm) in Ace Hotel. Come learn the basics, take a break from scrolling on Instagram and make something for a loved one or yourself. Self love and all. During the  two hour workshop you can embroider on a t-shirt, tote or drawstring…

The Perpetual Maker

Hannah Mansfield is an embroidery designer from Bristol specialising in tambour beading and goldwork. How did you get into embroidery and what made you specialise in tambour beading and goldwork? I’ve been creative from a young age and tried out a lot of different crafts as I grew up and embroidery just kind of stuck…

A Beautiful Sacrifice

Xenia Rybina is a embroidery designer originally from Russia currently living in Paris.  How did you get into embroidery? Two of my passions combined together, and that was the outcome.  When I was a child, I was always sewing something, learned crochet and made stuffed toys out of old clothes. In university I graduated as…

Sensory (Under) Load #4

Hello and happy new year! Over the Christmas holiday I took a nice break away from Instagram to work on making embroidery and embellishment samples. New year, new work. During that time I listened to loads of podcasts while sewing. I’ve listed some current favourites below. 1. Norma Kamali speaks to Refinery29’s Co-Founder Christine Barberich…

Careers – Treasure Design Studio

Treasure Design is a London based textile studio in Notting Hill specialising in hand embellished and embroidery panels for women’s fashion and is also a trend and design consultant on embellishments. The owner Duji Nanda is looking for an embroidery embellishment designer and graphics designer for artworks. JOB ROLE & REQUIREMENTS HAND EMBROIDERY / EMBELLISHMENT…

Ace Hotel Workshop

Pictures from our embroidery workshop in Ace Hotel last week.  Thank you to DMC for sponsoring the workshop and goody bags. Pictures taken by Nwaka SaveSave SaveSave

Embroidered Nutrients

Ipnot is an embroidery artist from Japan specialising in French knots and miniature embroideries.  How did you get into embroidery? When I was young I was looking at my grandma’s creations through embroidery and it inspired me a lot to pursue my dream into making it a business. Five years ago I decided to start my own embroidery…

Christmas Denim Embroidery Workshop

On Tuesday 5th December I’ll be running a denim embroidery workshop in Ace Hotel Shoreditch. Bring in your own denim (jeans, jackets, shirts) and during the 2-hour workshop I’ll teach you how to embroider French knots, satin, running and chain stitches onto your clothing. We’ll practise on plain cotton fabric to begin with so you initially get the hang…

Patchwork & Embellishment Workshop

It’s November and the festive season is upon us whether we like it or not. Your local Sainsbury’s has probably got its best tinsel on display for you to infuse green, red, silver and frosted white Christmas pizazz in your offices and home.  If that isn’t your thing but you’re inclined to sparkle and all…

Decorating Dissidence

Decorating Dissidence takes craft, decorative arts & design as a starting point to explore how dissident action has been woven into artistic practices often associated with the home & in opposition to the ‘fine arts’. Spanning the early twentieth century to today, this exhibition will place contemporary craft makers and artists in conversation with archival pieces. Alongside a conference…

The Teen Experience

On Sunday 29 October I’ll be running an embellishment workshop with The Teen Experience. The Teen Experience is a six-part series of: 2 Brunches, 4 Days of Workshops and 1 Pop-up Beauty Expo/Store Party; created by TreasureTress founder Jamelia Donaldson and Mental health activist: Simone Powderly. The platform creates a positive environment where young black and…

Palm Vaults Workshop

Last Wednesday I ran a workshop in the perfectly pink cafe Palm Vaults. Check out the pictures below. If you’re interested in learning how to hand sew using embellishments and embroidery come along to one (or both) of my workshops.  On Thursday 9 November in West Elm I’m running a cushion cover workshop, book a…