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embroidery 101

  • urban bazaar 1371 9th ave san francisco, ca 94122 usa (map)

stitch it up!   learn several basic embroidery stitches and techniques as you create a beautiful, modern stitch sampler.   you’ll leave with a skill set that can be used on so many different objects!    we’ll talk about how to choose great colors and how to modernize an age-old craft.   a handy set of skills that will leave you eager to  continue “drawing with thread” on whatever strikes your fancy.   you’ll receive step-by-step instruction as you create the following stitches:

  • back stitch
  • running stitch
  • seed stitch
  • stem stitch
  • blanket stitch
  • satin stitch
  • french knots
  • split stitch

materials to bring to class:

- embroidery needles and floss

- 5" hoop for sampler

- solid color, cotton fabric

- a pen or pencil

$40 plus materials (kit is available for $20)

an embroidery starter kit is also available for purchase.   the kit will include ALL OF THE MATERIALS plus additional materials to complete a small decorative piece (hoop, fabric, pattern, & floss).   all in an adorable cotton project bag, along with a cute hand-stamped notebook and pencil for taking notes on tips 'n' tricks during your class! 

special workshop treat: workshop students receive 10% off any purchases in the store they make that day, for taking the workshop!  

and, fyi, parking can be tricky on weeknights and weekends!   please consider taking muni.  we are right off the n judah muni line.

Embroidery 101