Introduction to Hand Embroidery Workshop: Halloween Edition



This ain't your gramma's embroidery! Learn the basics of hand embroidery from the amazingly talented artist, Jenny Hart of Sublime Stitching, for this Halloween edition on Sunday, Oct. 9th (1-4pm).

Glow in the dark threads ... oh my! 

Each student will receive a Sublime Stitching Ultimate Embroidery Kit ($40 retail value):

  • 5" pink embroidery hoop.
  • 4 embroidery needles and magnet.
  • Embroidery scissors with leather sheath.
  • Sublime Stitching Iron-on patterns.
  • 100% cotton tea towel -- 18" x 28".
  • Sublime FlossTM palette – 7 colors.
  • How-to-embroider instructions + three stitch lessons.
  • Carbon Transfer Paper for tracing their own designs.
What student will learn:
  • The basics of hand embroidery, taught with a unique and engaging approach.
  • Five embroidery stitches: split, stem, back, chain and French knot.
  • How to transfer patterns and how to make their own patterns.
  • How to stitch on difficult fabrics (stretchy knits, black fabrics).
  • Special tips, shortcuts and unique approaches to embroidery developed from Hart’s fifteen years of experience and research.
  • No previous embroidering experience necessary. This class is for complete beginners, and also offers a lot of eye-opening approaches for the not-so-new embroiderer!

    What students will take home:
    High-quality supplies for hand embroidery, the ability to make and transfer their own patterns, a tea towel they have embroidered themselves and a wealth of embroidery knowledge they can apply toward new projects of their own.


    Extra supplies, books from Jenny’s collection, and examples of Jenny’s artwork will also be on hand for students.

    Students are welcome and encouraged to bring their own projects for questions, as well as books and patterns they already own for Jenny to sign.

    About Jenny Hart:

    Jenny Hart is best known for her artwork in hand embroidery and her revolutionary design company Sublime Stitching (est. 2001). She is an award-winning author of seven titles on embroidery for Chronicle Books and her work in embroidery has appeared in numerous books and magazines including Vogue, Nylon, Rolling Stone, The Face, Juxtapoz, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post and many others. In 2012, Jenny’s work was entered into the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Sublime Stitching is based in Los Angeles, California.


    • Kids welcome - Ages 8 and up!
    • Complimentary refreshments will be served.
    • 10 spots available.
    • Street parking only.
    • Location: Leanna Lin's Wonderland / 5024 Eagle Rock Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90041 
    • Date + Time: Sunday, Oct. 9th / 1-4pm 
    • Jenny will have supplies and other fun goodies for sale after class.
    • If class doesn't have 8 people by Sunday, Oct. 2nd it will be canceled and we will issue you a refund.

    { Photos by Katy Leigh }

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