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Freehand Machine Embroidery

5(8 reviews)
Location
Haggerston, East London E2
Price
from £90pp
Time
6.5 hour workshop
Level
Beginner
Start off with the basics of freehand machine embroidery before moving on to techniques such as applique, machine embroidery lace, sheering elastic and quilting
Next available class:
1st Feb 2020, 0 spots left
Freehand Machine Embroidery
by The London Embroidery Studio
5
Freehand Machine Embroidery by The London Embroidery Studio - crafts in London
6.5 hour workshop
£90 per person

What you will do

6.5 hour workshop

Daytime

Freehand machine embroidery is a fast, accessible and fun way to create exciting embroideries at home or at work without having to invest in expensive embroidery equipment. This day-long workshop will start you off with the basics of freehand machine embroidery on domestic sewing machines before moving on to more complicated and decorative processes. Depending on the day, the workshop is lead by either Managing Director, Andrew Kenny or embroiderer, Ellie Sweeney and takes inspiration from their personal research.

You can bring in your own design, choose from some that we have in stock or just freestyle it! You’ll be introduced to professional equipment used in high-end and couture fashion such as the Irish machine but also be shown many techniques that you can use at home. You’ll learn processes such as appliqué, decoupé, sheering elastic and machine embroidery lace, quilting and the skills to interpret these techniques creatively.

Held at our working studio, in the heart of London’s fashionable East-End, all classes are led by experienced tutors with industry backgrounds.

The class runs from 10am to 4:30pm, with lunch from 1-2pm when you can experience the culinary delights available from nearby Broadway Market. Refreshments during the day and all materials are included. There is a maximum of six people in this class to ensure a quality learning experience.

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Sat 1 Feb 2020, 10:00am - 4:30pm
0 slots left
Sat 14 Mar 2020, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Haggerston, East London, E2 8BF
10 slots left
Sat 2 May 2020, 9:00am - 3:30pm
Haggerston, East London, E2 8BF
8 slots left
Sat 13 Jun 2020, 9:00am - 3:30pm
Haggerston, East London, E2 8BF
8 slots left
Sat 25 Jul 2020, 9:00am - 3:30pm
Haggerston, East London, E2 8BF
6 slots left

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Reviews (8)
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Beth
7 Dec
Brilliant. Ellie was a great tutor and she was happy to help me turn my ideas into a design. The class was small so there was loads of one on one time and the venue as lovely. I reccomended it to all my fashionable friends I think they'll love it! Thank you guys!
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Lauren
28 Jan
Loved this course! Ellie was amazing, really clear and helpful. I have been in classes in other places where it was to full but this class was great lots of space to be creative.

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Beth
7 Dec
Brilliant. Ellie was a great tutor and she was happy to help me turn my ideas into a design. The class was small so there was loads of one on one time and the venue as lovely. I reccomended it to all my fashionable friends I think they'll love it! Thank you guys!
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Lauren
28 Jan
Loved this course! Ellie was amazing, really clear and helpful. I have been in classes in other places where it was to full but this class was great lots of space to be creative.
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Veda
6 Jan
Highly recommend this class. The studio is a bright airy, contemporary space in Hackney. Olivia is a warm, patient and friendly tutor who greeted us with croissants, tea and biscuits, and taught us a number of different techniques. We were given ample time to practice and play with each technique and were individually attended to for any help/queries. At the end of the class Olivia gave us tips on where to make purchases. I thoroughly enjoyed the day. Thank you!
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Anna
7 Jan
The class very very informative and the teacher was friendly. Amy taught us patiently and troubleshooted any difficulties we had. I managed to create 3 different little pieces and found this class very useful!
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Enas
1 Aug
Our one day course was super good I learned a lot , the teacher was so warm, friendly and helpful
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Zoe
30 Sep
Lots of different techniques taught. Great selection of threads. Solid good sewing machines. Really nice and helpful tutor. Lots of details given as to where to buy threads. Little things mean it did not score higher. There were 7 people booked on the workshop but they only set up for 5. One of the techniques didn’t work possibly due to the materials. Not a huge choice of fabric materials to choose from. Only one patterned fabric. Tea coffee or water were the only refreshments on offer. There was a terrible smell like stale urine which could have been due to a water leak that had covered a large part of the workshop floor
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Ina
1 Oct
It was great to see what can be done with a regular sewing machine and with the irish machine! A lot of diverse techniques were shown but at the same time everyone was given time and freedom to work on one technique or project in their own pace. Would recommend :)
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Wendy
30 Mar
The day whizzed by, I loved it! We were introduced to many new techniques and help was on hand whenever we needed it. I was introduced to new and different machines and I created some work I am pleased with. Thank you!

Class location

Haggerston, East London
Arch 38, Ermine Mews
Laburnum St
E2 8BF
London

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Freehand Machine Embroidery by The London Embroidery Studio - crafts in London

About your host, The London Embroidery Studio

CREATING BEAUTIFUL, BESPOKE EMBROIDERY FOR LONDON’S ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS.

The London Embroidery Studio was set-up by RCA graduate Andrew Kenny. The Studio has been creating bespoke embroidery from their East London base since 2007.

Their highly experienced team of technicians mix traditional methods of hand and machine embroidery with state-of-the-art computer technology. This enables them to create London’s most beautiful and innovative designs.

Their embroidery know-how is used by leading international fashion and textile designers and fine artists.

Regular clients include Louis Vuitton, JW Anderson, ACNE Studios & Victoria Beckham.

CLASSES

Develop professional skills in a creative environment with The London Embroidery Studio’s evening and weekend embroidery classes.

With their range of design-led courses, you’ll learn and develop embroidery techniques and how to apply them creatively in a design context.

Most of their embroidery classes are focused on making a product so along with new skills you’ll take away a unique and usable item.

Held at their working studio, all classes are led by experienced tutors with industry backgrounds.

Whether you want to expand your technical repertoire or just have a go and learn something new, the Studio offers classes to suit a range of experiences. Explore the individual course descriptions for more information.

The London Embroidery Studio offers evening and weekend classes in hand, freehand machine and digital machine embroidery.

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Notes

Everything is provided but you are welcome to bring a design or any fabric that you like but we have a large selection here to choose from!

Age Requirement

16

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Freehand Machine Embroidery
by The London Embroidery Studio
5(8 reviews)
Freehand Machine Embroidery by The London Embroidery Studio - crafts in London
6.5 hour workshop
£90 per person
6.5 hour workshop
from £90 pp