Embroidery Class: Stitch and Bitch

Learn how to do basic hand embroidery in Brisbane



2 hours Class size 1 to 16     label $50 - $55 ($55 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $50 for 2+ guests)

Grab a bottle of plonk and a pal, and join us for a night of stitching and bitching!

Hand embroidery is now making it’s ultimate come back with rude and cheeky designs that will send shivers down your grandma’s spine!

In this embroidery class in Newstead, we’ll have three Empty.Room designs for you to choose from. Mount your embroidered hoop on the wall and be the envy of all your friends! Don't worry if you've never stitched before, we'll be there to guide you through all the basics.

At the end of the two-hour class, you'll have a gorgeous embroidery design to take home and hang proudly.

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class.



What you'll get
  • A choice from three design templates
  •  Needles
  • Calico
  • Thread
  •  Hoops
  • New embroidery skills!

What to bring

BYO wine or beer is totally a thing! (we have wine glasses)


Empty.Room (your teacher) adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

Location

WOODSTERS (Work-Shop Brisbane) - 16 Austin St, Newstead QLD

Your teacher
Empty.Room

Empty.Room

4.9 (13)

Showte’s love of embroidery began when she was a little girl and her Grandmother would teach her during the commercial breaks of The Golden Girls. From there, her love for embroidery deepened and she developed new and interesting ways to modernise embroidery by stitching pop culture references and Empty.Room was born.

Empty.Room started in 2014 as a means for Showte to bring her love of embroidery into the 21st century while bringing pop culture and original illustrations to life with needle and thread. Empty.Room has been featured in The Eye Collective magazine, has had a residency at Bunker Records and West Elm as well as participating in The Finders Keepers Market in November 2017.




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

4.8 (2244)
30k

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.

Verified reviews

We only show reviews from customers who have paid for and attended this class


Rosie Sains Jul 2021


The atmosphere was calming and relaxed with some gentle music, and easy company. Our teacher was also helpful and so kind and gentle when I made mistakes. This was such a nice mid-week breather, with the addition of learning a brilliant skill. I now feel confident to draw/trace my own stitches, and look forward to future creations!

Embroidery Class: Stitch and Bitch review by Rosie Sains

Jannine McGarry Feb 2021


All good. Enjoyed the evening. Teacher very helpful and in now have a new skill

Maddison Joyce Dec 2020


Such a fun chill class . Can’t wait to keep embroidering venture was super easy to find and welcoming . Some of the chairs were broken that’s the only negative

Caitlin Philp Dec 2020


The teacher was really nice and helpful, making sure everyone had everything they needed. The space was also perfect for the purpose and I feel like I learned something which I will continue.

Roberta Girelli Dec 2020

3 ClassBento workshops attended


Absolutely amazing teacher! She was so patient and lovely I’d love to do it again

Textiles workshop review by Roberta Girelli

Jacqueline Tregidga Oct 2020


Great teacher, very polite, classroom was great and workshop items were good.
Very happy overall.

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Jordie Peters Oct 2020


The venue was so funky and the teacher was lovely. I’d never stitched before, and she taught me everything I needed to know! Highly recommend!

Embroidery Class: Stitch and Bitch review by Jordie Peters

Marcia Noble Oct 2020


Friendly, knowledgeable & very approachable Teacher. A nice low key way to spend time with new people

Jenna Gustafson Oct 2020


Great night. Teacher was so lovely. Would go again. The time flew by - could have bitched and stitched for longer!

Vanessa Dillette Jul 2020


Teacher was awesome, and the selections of designs were great. Venue was okay, lights were out so we had spotlights which wasn't awesome but they did they best they could at short notice. There was no social distancing whatsoever until someone else at the other end of the room requested some, which I wasn't brave enough to do myself. Was pretty disappointed in that. Would I come to another class? Maybe.

Elizabeth Kilner Jul 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended


We had a great night at the Stitch and Bitch session. There were 4 designs to choose from and we were given all of the equipment we needed. Our teacher was very thorough on explaining and demonstrating what we needed to do. She was extremely helpful as well with anything we needed in terms of further steps.

It was a great night out and excellent value for money!

Textiles workshop review by Elizabeth Kilner Sydney

Marsha Burman Feb 2020


The teacher was absolutely wonderful and patient. She made sure everyone knew what they were doing, very helpful and constantly checked in on us. The music and general vibe was wonderful and made 2hrs fly past!

Embroidery Class: Stitch and Bitch review by Marsha Burman Sydney

Lauren James Feb 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Stitch and Bitch
Great knowledgeable teacher, relaxed environment, good company, overall really enjoyable night, thanks!
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