2.5 hour workshop
Learn hand embroidery in a relaxed, creative environment at Ekta's studio, and make a keepsake London map. You will start by learning basic embroidery stitches, and practice these on the provided fabric before moving on to embroidering your London map which is based on Ekta's original drawing. You can embroider this with your favourite spots or routes, and create something truly personal. The class is suitable for all levels, and beginners are welcome. You will get lots of one-on-one help, top tips, and a list of London fabric shops and haberdasheries to take away and explore.
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, Ekta Kaul
Ekta Kaul is a London based textile design studio established by award winning designer Ekta Kaul in 2008. We create luxurious textiles that celebrate a contemporary, pared down aesthetic and focus on simplicity, craftsmanship & timeless style. Our textiles are imbued with character, they speak of exceptional hand craftsmanship, careful attention to detail and a sensitive use of materials & colours.
Soft cashmeres, sumptuous silks & fine wools are embroidered, hand-dyed and printed in simple graphic compositions using time-honoured methods. We create bespoke quilts based on city maps & small editions of accessories in bold colours.
Following her training in Fashion at India’s premier design school, the National Institute of Design (NID, Ahmedabad), Ekta won the Charles Wallace and British Council scholarships to pursue MA Textiles in the UK & developed a unique creative voice assimilating influences from both countries. Since setting up her studio practice in 2008, she has gained the following of a discerning audience – those who value considered design, integrity of materials & provenance. Her work is stocked at select stores & galleries in the UK including Contemporary Applied Arts, Designers Guild, Ruthin Craft Centre among others. She has received awards from the Crafts Council and the Arts Council, England & was nominated for the Arts Foundation Fellowship in 2010. She works from her studio at Cockpit Arts in Bloomsbury, Central London.
You dont need to bring anything. You will receive a kit with all materials included.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.