2 hour workshop
On Thursday 9 November embellish a cushion cover with textiles designer Rebeckah Kemi Apara and founder of Embellished Talk. Get in the festive mood and learn how to hand sew using embellishments in the lovely homeware store West Elm. During the 2-hour workshop Rebeckah will teach you how to add textures and design using beads and sequins. We’ll practise on plain fabric to begin with so you initially get the hang of embellishing and once you feel confident you can stitch onto your own West Elm cushion. As we're approaching Christmas why not gift the cushion to…
What else is included in the workshop you ask?A goody bag of sewing treats (embellishments, needles and thread) to continue your new skills at homeA West Elm cushion coverDrinks and light snacksA break away from your phones and busy schedules. Using your hands to create is therapeutic, confidence boosting…
Embellished Talk is a space to explore textiles through digital content and creative workshops. Founded in 2016 by textiles designer Rebeckah Kemi Apara. Rebeckah graduated with a degree in Fashion Textiles from the London College of Fashion in 2007 and specialised in silk screen printing. After graduating Rebeckah taught herself how to hand sew using embroidery and embellishments.
With her platform, she has collaborated with the not-for- profit organisation GURLS TALK, founded by fashion model Adwoa Aboah and hand embroidered their t-shirts to raise money for The Baytree Centre. She runs hands on creative workshops where attendees learn…
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