Embroidery 101 | Hoops

with CRAFT

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

"Embroidery traditionally [has been] regarded as women’s work and the teaching of embroidery as a means of preparing young women for domesticity." Well, we say, fu@k that sh@t. Embroider as art; embroider because it's fun; embroider because you want to embroider. 

Join Madeline, our resident subversive embroiderer, to learn embroidery basics. First, we'll practice stitching, and then you'll embroider your own piece, with one-on-one assistance from Madeline as needed. 

In this workshop, you will:
- choose your hoop size
- choose your fabric and embroidery thread
-learn these stitches: back stitch, straight stitch, lazy daisy, and french knot
- practice on scrap fabric
- set up your hoop to create your own take-home art
- receive classroom and one-on-one instruction as needed
- leave with your finished art, or at least a started embroidery piece and the skills and tools you need to finish!

All materials provided (and snacks, of course!). No experience necessary.
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Minimum age

All ages welcome


Reservations required. No kids. 1 spot is for 1 person unless otherwise noted.

Custom Cancellation Policy

Workshops are refundable up to 48 hours in advance.


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An all-you-can-make buffet of arts and crafts supplies. CRAFT is a walk-in craft room for grown-ups, owned and operated by native Austinites. We’re open six days a week for Open Crafting. We also host the best creative and yummy workshops in town!

Just walk in (no appointment needed) and we’ll give you a tour to orient you to our all-you-can-make buffet of arts and crafts supplies.

We also welcome date nights, bachelorette parties, corporate team building events, birthday parties, and any other excuse to have fun and get artsy. We are everyone’s craft room and our studio is a creative, judgment-free zone.

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