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…

Botanical Bunny

Kerri Ciullo is an artist and embroiderer inspired by the natural world and human vulnerability. How did you get into embroidery?  I originally got into embroidery by being fascinated by the visual art of it on clothing and in ancient textiles. I loved how it was truly a fusion of illustration, painting and fibers. I…

Emote A Story

Vorn Vann is an embroidery artist from Ontario Canada. How did you get into textiles? I’m new to embroidery and have only started this year, but my interest in textiles started in early childhood as I grew up watching my very crafty mother sewing and crocheting. I’ve always loved art and clothing design, but wasn’t sure how…

Drop In Embroidery Clinic

  As part of Fashion and Design Month in September I ran an embroidery workshop with DMC in Warehouse. Click through the pictures to see our drop in clinic. Follow Embellished Talk on Instagram and Facebook to keep updated on future workshops. Pictures taken by The Communications Store SaveSaveSaveSave SaveSaveSaveSave SaveSave

Embroidery Workshop at Palm Vaults

Super excited and happy to be running an embroidery workshop in my favourite perfectly pink and the most Instagrammable cafe Palm Vaults On Wednesday 11 October. During the evening I’ll be teaching you how to do French knots, satin, running, star and back stitches using embroidery floss (thread) on plain cotton fabric to begin with;…

Hand Rendered Textiles

Thomas Costello is London based designer originally from the North West who specialises in three-dimensional embroidery and surface design. He works freelance in embroidery and is currently finishing an MA at the Royal College of Art Tell me about the textiles you work with? I tend to be drawn to producing more hand rendered textiles at the minute, with…

A Firm Believer

It’s very rare to find male designers that specialise in embroidery and embellishments. There are lots of male fashion designers creating garments but when it comes to finding a guy that actually uses his hand to thread a needle and get to surface designing it’s as difficult as buying Swarovski embellishments on the cheap. Recent…

Boxpark Workshop Pictures

Pictures from our embellishment workshop at Boxpark Shoreditch a few weeks ago. Like our Facebook page to find out when our next embroidery and embellishment workshop will be. Hope to see you at the next one.

Whisk You Away

Humayrah Bint Altaf is a full time embroidery artist from Bedfordshire. She trained at the Royal School Of Needlework.  How did you get into textiles? I began embroidering at the age of 14 after seeing my grandma lovingly make crocheted gifts for friends and family. I have fond memories of spending my school holidays in her home,…

Drop-in Embroidery Clinic with Warehouse & DMC

Fancy learning a new skill  while breathing new life into clothes? Then head to Warehouse in Argyll Street on Tuesday 26 September 11am – 7pm, where I’ll be hosting a day of drop in embroidery sessions with DMC (the 270-year-old French embroidery thread brand that is used by fashion houses across the world). So, whether you…

An Everyday Medium

Kelly Ryan is a fiber artist and designer from Upstate New York. Focusing on childhood memories and patterns, she creates colourful hand embroidered pieces and illustrations. She received her BFA in graphic design from SUNY Purchase in 2015.  How did you get into embroidery? I honestly was very hesitant to start embroidering, I remember it…

Boxpark Workshop

On Tuesday 12 September during London Fashion Week I’ll be running an embellishment workshop at Boxpark Shoreditch from 7-9pm.  What are embellishments? A decorative detail or feature added to something to make it more attractive. During the evening you’ll learn how to apply embellishments on a t-shirt, tote bag or canvas clutch. All levels are welcome…