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Travel Workshops: Let's Stitch Together in Chicago and Portland!



Let's Stitch Together in Chicago and Portland

Many of you have been telling me that you wished I was closer to you for a workshop. Lucky for those of you that live in the Chicago, IL and Portland, OR areas, because I'm coming your way to teach a few workshops! This May I'm teaching at Nina Chicago and Carter + Rose.


Here's all the details on my upcoming workshops and how you can join.


Chicago Workshop


Upcycle Your Clothing With Hand Embroidery Workshop with MCreativeJ

May 3: Upcycle Your Clothing With Hand Embroidery at Nina Chicago from 6:30-8:30pm CST

Cover up stains and small holes in your clothing with hand embroidery! Join fiber artist and author Melissa Galbraith of MCreativeJ for a hands-on workshop. Simply bring a garment to embroider and we’ll provide you with playful nature-inspired sample designs to stitch. This class will cover helpful dos and don’ts of embroidering garments as well as stitches best suited for your individual garment and pattern. Each attendee will also receive an embroidery hoop, thread, needle, and stabilizer to get started. This workshop is beginner-friendly and no prior embroidery experience is required.




Portland Workshops


Upcycle Your Clothing With Hand Embroidery at Carter+Rose

May 11: Upcycle Your Clothing With Hand Embroidery at Carter+Rose from 6-8pm PST

Cover up stains and small holes in your clothing with hand embroidery! Join fiber artist and author Melissa Galbraith of MCreativeJ for a hands-on workshop. Simply bring a garment to embroider and we’ll provide you with playful nature-inspired sample designs to stitch. This class will cover helpful dos and don’ts of embroidering garments as well as stitches best suited for your individual garment and pattern. Each attendee will also receive an embroidery hoop, thread, needle, and stabilizer to get started. This workshop is beginner-friendly and no prior embroidery experience is required.



May 12: Floral Embroidery Basics Workshop

May 12: Floral Embroidery Basics at Carter+Rose from 11am-1pm PST

Give mom flowers this Mother's Day! Embroidered flowers that is. Learn to embroider flowers in this hands-on embroidery basics workshop with fiber artist Melissa Galbraith of MCreativeJ. This two-hour class covers a variety of beginner-friendly embroidery stitches like the satin stitch, back stitch, stem stitch, detached chain stitch, leaf stitch, and French knot. Each attendee will receive a full kit that includes a wooden embroidery hoop, floral transfer designs, embroidery needle, full skeins of embroidery thread, a pattern fabric, backing materials, and printed instructions.




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