Christmas Denim Embroidery Workshop

On Tuesday 5th December I’ll be running a denim embroidery workshop in Ace Hotel Shoreditch. Bring in your own denim (jeans, jackets, shirts) and during the 2-hour workshop I’ll teach you how to embroider French knots, satin, running and chain stitches onto your clothing. We’ll practise on plain cotton fabric to begin with so you initially get the hang…

Christmas Patchwork & Embellishment Workshop

It’s November and the festive season is upon us whether we like it or not. Your local Sainsbury’s has probably got its best tinsel on display for you to infuse green, red, silver and frosted white Christmas pizazz in your offices and home.  If that isn’t your thing but you’re inclined to sparkle and all…

Decorating Dissidence

Decorating Dissidence takes craft, decorative arts & design as a starting point to explore how dissident action has been woven into artistic practices often associated with the home & in opposition to the ‘fine arts’. Spanning the early twentieth century to today, this exhibition will place contemporary craft makers and artists in conversation with archival pieces. Alongside a conference…

The Teen Experience

On Sunday 29 October I’ll be running an embellishment workshop with The Teen Experience. The Teen Experience is a six-part series of: 2 Brunches, 4 Days of Workshops and 1 Pop-up Beauty Expo/Store Party; created by TreasureTress founder Jamelia Donaldson and Mental health activist: Simone Powderly. The platform creates a positive environment where young black and…

Palm Vaults Workshop

Last Wednesday I ran a workshop in the perfectly pink cafe Palm Vaults. Check out the pictures below. If you’re interested in learning how to hand sew using embellishments and embroidery come along to one (or both) of my workshops.  On Thursday 9 November in West Elm I’m running a cushion cover workshop, book a…

Botanical Bunny

Kerri Ciullo is an artist and embroiderer inspired by the natural world and human vulnerability. How did you get into embroidery?  I originally got into embroidery by being fascinated by the visual art of it on clothing and in ancient textiles. I loved how it was truly a fusion of illustration, painting and fibers. I…

Emote A Story

Vorn Vann is an embroidery artist from Ontario Canada. How did you get into textiles? I’m new to embroidery and have only started this year, but my interest in textiles started in early childhood as I grew up watching my very crafty mother sewing and crocheting. I’ve always loved art and clothing design, but wasn’t sure how…

Drop In Embroidery Clinic

  As part of Fashion and Design Month in September I ran an embroidery workshop with DMC in Warehouse. Click through the pictures to see our drop in clinic. Follow Embellished Talk on Instagram and Facebook to keep updated on future workshops. Pictures taken by The Communications Store SaveSaveSaveSave SaveSaveSaveSave SaveSave

Embroidery Workshop at Palm Vaults

Super excited and happy to be running an embroidery workshop in my favourite perfectly pink and the most Instagrammable cafe Palm Vaults On Wednesday 11 October. During the evening I’ll be teaching you how to do French knots, satin, running, star and back stitches using embroidery floss (thread) on plain cotton fabric to begin with;…

Hand Rendered Textiles

Thomas Costello is London based designer originally from the North West who specialises in three-dimensional embroidery and surface design. He works freelance in embroidery and is currently finishing an MA at the Royal College of Art Tell me about the textiles you work with? I tend to be drawn to producing more hand rendered textiles at the minute, with…

A Firm Believer

It’s very rare to find male designers that specialise in embroidery and embellishments. There are lots of male fashion designers creating garments but when it comes to finding a guy that actually uses his hand to thread a needle and get to surface designing it’s as difficult as buying Swarovski embellishments on the cheap. Recent…

Boxpark Workshop Pictures

Pictures from our embellishment workshop at Boxpark Shoreditch a few weeks ago. Like our Facebook page to find out when our next embroidery and embellishment workshop will be. Hope to see you at the next one.