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Embroidery Social



Embroidery social (Beginner+)

This event is an opportunity to meet other like minded people and create whatever you like embroidery wise. The session will start with a little technique demo from the tutor Louisa Burton-Shaw, a local artist, designer and owner of 
This will enable beginners to learn something new each session, or provide a refresher for those with more experience. 
Techniques covered include free machine embroidery, stitching onto clothes, a hand embroidery technique or group of stitches.  You will also be shown how to hoop up fabric, transfer your pattern and finish your embroidery hoop for hanging . You will then be free to make your own project with help and guidance from Louisa should you need it.
You might fancy turning your embroidery into something like a Cushion or Tote bag?
Using scraps of fabric to create a collaged image and then use the sewing needle as a 'pen' and move the fabric around in any direction under the needle to draw your design on top? 

What we provide

Use of sewing machines, tools & equipment

An Embroidery Hoop, Backing & other scraps of fabric

Free Parking

Tea/Coffee & Cake

Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary requirements

What you need to bring

As this is a social event you are welcome to bring your own embroidery projects if you would rather work on those instead of the provided embroidery hoop


We look forward to seeing at The Makers' Space in Longbarn Village, Alcester Heath, Alcester, B49 5JJ

 About your tutor - 

Louisa, a full-time textile artist, kit and pattern maker is passionate about using sustainable materials and loves experimenting with pattern and texture. She runs Stitch Happy an online business selling her wares, sending out kits all over the world from a rural studio in the Warwickshire countryside. She is proud to have her Kits stocked in the likes of Selfridges, Anthropologie, The V&A, The Eden Project, Love Crafts, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and The Ashmolean Museum as well as many lovely small independents.  She regularly writes tutorials for and has been featured in many publications including Making Magazine, Mollie Makes, Love Embroidery, The Observer Magazine, Real Homes, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire,  Ideal Home and Crafts Beautiful. Louisa has a lifelong love of creativity and from an early age could be found sticking together loo rolls at her kitchen table, these days she is often found in her garden singing badly whilst tending to her veg patch

We look forward to seeing at The Makers' Space in Longbarn Village, Alcester Heath, Alcester, B49 5JJ

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