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A-Z Embroidery Sampler Workshop by Stitch-School with Melanie Bowles

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This Workshop taught by Melanie Bowles will have you working on a Stitch-School linen sampler to explore, learn and practice the A-Z of embroidery stitches.  Each letter of the alphabet has its own individual embroidery technique ready to practice, designed by Stitch-School. The alphabet is printed onto a linen sampler and accompanied with an instruction pamphlet illustrating each stitch.

2.5 hours of instruction. Maximum 6 students. Class held in the shop.

Saturday the 25th of February 2023

Morning Class : 10:30 - 1:00 pm

Participants will receive the A-Z Embroidery sampler containing a 48cm x 76cm printed linen sampler and instruction sheet of stitches.

6 things you will learn:

  • Learn and practice six embroidery stitches and be introduced to the complete alphabet of stitches 
  • Discover the benefits of slow stitching as a form of de-stressing as an antidote to modern life.
  • Explore the wealth of embroidery stitches and celebrate the art of needlework
  • Be inspired by the Stitch-School archive of embroidery books and samplers
  • Become part of the Stitch-School community ready to share skills and benefits of embroidery
  • Enjoy slow conversation through the act of making and creating together 
  • 100% deposit is required at registration.


About Melanie:

Melanie Bowles is a Senior Lecturer at Chelsea College of Art on the BA Honours Textile degree. She is a practising textile designer and educationalist with the focus on creating educational material through step by step graphics to make textile design accessible and inclusive for all.

 Cancellation policy A refund of payment for a class will be given for cancellations only if the spot can be filled by another student, minus a 10% admin fee. Please be considerate. We reserve the right to cancel a class in unusual circumstances. We try to avoid this wherever possible, but sometimes it cannot be avoided. In this situation, of course, a full refund will be given. We're sorry, but Loop cannot be financially responsible for extreme weather conditions or any other situations that are out of its' control. If we need to cancel the class due to any unforeseen circumstances, we will of course offer you a full refund or shop credit (whatever your preference is).