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Make a Hand Embroidered Map of London

5(5 reviews)
Location
Holborn
Price
£69pp
Time
2 hour workshop
Level
Beginner
In this hands-on workshop with Ekta Kaul, you will be guided through the fundamental techniques of hand embroidery to create a keepsake map of London
Next available class:
28th Jan 2020, 5 spots left
Make a Hand Embroidered Map of London
by Ekta Kaul
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Make a Hand Embroidered Map of London by Ekta Kaul - crafts in London
2 hour workshop
£69 per person

What you will do

2 hour workshop

Daytime

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.

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Tue 28 Jan 2020, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Reviews (5)
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Sarah
21 Aug
A fantastic workshop where you can choose your own section of London to embroider. It felt like less of a class and more of a friendly coffee morning - with stitching. I will definitely be back to another course with Etka.
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Reena
22 May
Lovely class in a relaxed, well-lit environment in Central London. Friendly, approachable teaching and the time flew by! Looking forward to completing my project.

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Sarah
21 Aug
A fantastic workshop where you can choose your own section of London to embroider. It felt like less of a class and more of a friendly coffee morning - with stitching. I will definitely be back to another course with Etka.
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Reena
22 May
Lovely class in a relaxed, well-lit environment in Central London. Friendly, approachable teaching and the time flew by! Looking forward to completing my project.
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Caroline
28 May
This class was a lovely, relaxing way to spend an afternoon learning a new skill. It was a small class of only two students so it felt like we had a lot of attention. Ekta was a great teacher, she was very knowledgeable about her subject and gave clear demonstrations of each of the stitches we learnt. I just wish the class had been longer so we could have spent more time on our maps! The venue was easy to get to in a good central London location.
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Sarah Herring
9 Jul
I really enjoyed the "Make a Hand Embroidered Map of London" class with Ekta. She provided us with the map pattern and patiently taught us the basic embroidery stitches, as well as showing us some of her stunning pieces and discussing her process and inspiration for making them (and yummy cake and tea!). I really recommend this class if you're looking to start embroidery, or looking to make a unique and hand-made memento of London!
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Sally
12 Aug
A lovely teacher, lovely environment. Would have loved to get a bit more done!! But at least now I have something to keep working on in front of the TV.

Class location

Holborn
Northington Street
WC1N 2NP
London

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Make a Hand Embroidered Map of London by Ekta Kaul - crafts in London

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.

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Notes

You dont need to bring anything. You will receive a kit with all materials included.

Age Requirement

18

Flexible cancellation policy

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

Make a Hand Embroidered Map of London
by Ekta Kaul
5(5 reviews)
Make a Hand Embroidered Map of London by Ekta Kaul - crafts in London
2 hour workshop
£69 per person
2 hour workshop
from £69 pp