July Embroidery Workshops: Still Online, Still Stitching Fun

Updated: Jul 13



July is for workshops and boy, do I have a bunch for you to choose from! Teaching online workshops has truly been a highlight for me this year. It's not something I had planned or expected to do when the year began and I was actually really hesitant and nervous to offer them. Now, months into quarantine and missing crafting with fellow makers, I'm so thankful I took that leap. Online workshops have been an amazing way for me to connect and inspire stitchers and stitch with people all over the world.


See what I have in store for you this July:⁠

July 15: Tropical Plant Embroidery Basics with Monster

Have you ever wanted to learn to embroider? Join local fiber artist Melissa Galbraith of MCreativeJ in a hands-on, three hour embroidery basics workshop. Create your own tropical plants embroidery while learning up to 7 different embroidery stitches and an easy design transfer method. All materials will be provided for a relaxing three hours of crafting fun. Whether you're an embroidery newbie or a stitching pro, you're sure to learn new stitches, techniques, and tips! Pre-registration is required by 7/5 to allow time for us to mail your kit.


⁠July 16: Floral Embroidery Basics with Maker General⁠

Want to learn to embroider? Join Maker General + fiber artist Melissa Galbraith of MCreativeJ in a hands-on, two hour, online embroidery basics workshop. You'll learn how to stitch a floral bouquet using a variety of beginner friendly embroidery stitches. Each participant will be able to create their own unique floral design, using Melissa's Peel Stick and Stitch floral transfers. Workshop attendees will receive a full kit including: an embroidery hoop, pattern fabric, a needle, full skeins of embroidery thread, floral transfer designs, printed instructions, and backing materials along with a recording after the workshop. Whether you're an embroidery newbie or a stitching pro, you're sure to learn new stitches, techniques, and have fun stitching! Pre-registration is required by 7/9.


July 18: Heart Cacti with 3D flowers with Wyldwood Creative⁠

Want to learn how to paint with thread? Join local fiber artist Melissa Galbraith of MCreativeJ in a hands-on, two hour embroidery online workshop. Create your own ombre cactus with 3-dimensional flower embroidery while learning different embroidery techniques. Materials for this playful embroidery will be mailed to each attendee and include an embroidery hoop, cotton fabric of assorted colors, full skeins of embroidery thread, embroidery needle, backing materials, pins, and printed instructions. Whether you're an embroidery newbie or a stitching pro, you're sure to learn new stitches, techniques, and tips!

Class will be held via zoom on July 18th from 10am - 12pm. Supplies will be mailed to you prior to class. Please include your mailing address at check out.


July 23: Advanced Cacti with Spacecraft

Looking to advance your embroidery skills? Join local fiber artist Melissa Galbraith of MCreativeJ in a hands-on, two hour, online embroidery workshop. We'll stitch whimsical cacti using some of the trickier embroidery stitches and an easy design transfer method. This workshop is designed for stitchers who have a basic understanding of embroidery and includes a full kit (wooden embroidery hoop, assorted pattern fabric, embroidery needle, full skeins of embroidery thread, cactus transfer designs, backing materials, and printed instructions) delivered right to your door. Participants will also receive a recording of the live workshop. Please register by July 16 to join in the stitching fun.


⁠July 30: Desert Landscape Pins with Monster

Wear your flair! That's right, in this two hour, hands-on class co-hosted by Monster and M Creative J, you'll learn how to stitch your own hand embroidered pin. Attendees will be able to choose from a variety of pin sizes and designs to create their own piece of wearable art. Local fiber artist, Melissa Galbraith of MCreativeJ will share her hand embroidery expertise, tips, and tricks to help you create your own unique pin. Come with pin design ideas in mind. All materials will be provided by mail and the class will take place online over Zoom. Pre-registration is required by 7/23.

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