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POP-Skill Swap: Radical Embroidery

radical embroidery, Women in Focus Festival 2019, East London, POP-Skill Swap, free, things to do, London, Poplar
radical embroidery, Women in Focus Festival 2019, East London, POP-Skill Swap, free, things to do, London, Poplar

Learn the basics of embroidery and make a mini-radical banner this International Women’s Day!

Whether you want to remind yourself of something important, voice some social concerns, or gift a heartfelt love message, this workshop will teach you four different versatile stitches that you’ll be able to use in the future too!

Discover the calming qualities of embroidery, the radical history behind it and enjoy making! Expect a relaxed and friendly step-by-step approach. Perfect for beginners.

About the facilitator

Milou is a trained artist teaching hand-embroidery for the last three years through Moody Bright Designs in various venues in London, including Fabrications in Broadway Market and St. Margaret’s House in Bethnal Green. Milou is passionate about zero waste within textile practices, the slow movement and the potential of embroidery as a craft, creative medium, and art form: the rich history of embroidery, spanning across many countries, centuries and traditions is an endless source of inspiration for her. Six months ago, Milou started the Embroidery Loop, a free monthly meet up for textile lovers. Feel free to ask her more or join their closed Facebook group!

 


Women in Focus Festival, International Women's Day 2019, Poplar Union, East London, Arts, Culture, Theatre, Poplar

Part of the Women in Focus Festival 2019