Upcycling & Embroidery on clothes

Aktiv & Kreativ Workshop köln kurs sticken upcycling stickerei neues leben textilien Kleidung upcyceln
Das sagt der/die Veranstalter:in:

Bring your own clothes and transform them with hand embroidery! First, you’ll learn the basic embroidery techniques and then you’ll apply them to your wardrobe (or create a unique gift for a loved one).

The workshop will be taught by Miriam - a hand embroidery artist and the founder of Slow Evenings (instagram.com/slow_evenings_embroidery/).

What you need to bring:

Clothes or accessories that you want to embroider on! The clothes have to be non-stretchy and non-see-through

Best suited for embroidery:

  • Non-stretchy jeans, jean jacket and denim clothes

  • Non-stretchy trousers

  • Shirts and blouses from a non-stretchy fabric

  • Tote bags, zip bags, pillowcases

Not recommended for the workshops:

  • Sportwear, stretchy clothes from elastic fabrics

  • Light, see-through t-shirts and shirts

  • Sweaters, winter coats

It’s best to bring a couple of clothes and Miriam will tell you which are best suited for embroidery. If you have any questions about the type of clothes to bring you can contact Miriam directly: slowevenings@gmail.com

The rest of the embroidery materials will be provided during the workshop:

  • Over 20 embroidery designs to choose from (you can also draw your own if you want)

  • Embroidery supplies: (hoop, threads, needles, fabric for the sampler, scissors)

  • Snacks and drinks

Plan of the workshop:

1,5h - Introduction to embroidery. You’ll learn the basic embroidery techniques and make a sampler with the essential embroidery stitches

1,5h - Embroidering your Clothes. You’ll choose an embroidery design, choose a colour palette and start embroidering your clothes. Miriam will be there to guide you along the way, give you tips for the chosen design and garment and answer any questions

The workshop will be taught in English. No previous skills are necessary.


Early Bird: 59 EUR
Normal Price: 69 EUR


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