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…

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;…

That’s Sew Nicole

Nicole Chui experiments with embroidery on photographs to add more depth and texture. We met up in one of London’s most Instagrammable cafes Palm Vaults to talk about work and how she became ‘London’s messy embroideress’. How did you get into textiles? My grandma embroidered when I was growing up and made a lot of…

Engaging Contrasts

Jodie Ruffle is London based womenswear designer who combines different types of crafts into designs. Her clothes are an engaging contrast of easy going oversized cuts with soft intricate embroideries and embellishments; all made by Jodie herself.  A few weeks we met up in Palm Vaults to discuss her inspirations, goals and story of how…