Slow Stitching Sewing Class

Create a pieced background with recycled cloth in Melbourne


Guild Of Objects

Guild Of Objects

4.9 (64)
32k

2.5 hours Class size 6 to 15     label $139

Slow things down with a mindful sewing craft class, making a 10 x 10cm patchwork block that you can use as you choose. This slow stitching workshop gives you the chance to take a step back from a hectic world and relax in the comfort of some simple stitches.

Using the log cabin stitching technique, you'll be guided by your expert teacher, Tamara Russell, to patch together blocks of beautiful recycled cloth. The previous life of the fabric you use gives meaning to your creation and results in a wonderfully interesting and layered piece of textile artwork.

The log cabin technique is one of the most iconic kinds of quilting design. The method results in a traditional block of fabric art, which you make from the centre outwards, adding longer pieces of fabric with each step.

The wellbeing benefits of mindful crafting are well-known and your teacher will gently guide you to relax into your work, encouraging you to enjoy the whimsical process of making your fabric art. Your completed piece can be used as you wish - perhaps as a coaster or a sewing book, or you could create multiple pieces and sew them together to make a bag, a throw or add them to a piece of clothing.

You'll be taught how to stitch in a simple way, but the way you make your piece and how you choose to use it is totally up to you. There's no right or wrong way to approach this craft class, just relax, unwind and enjoy being involved in a mindful creative experience whilst you make something special.

Perfection isn't required to enjoy this sewing activity, but rather, it's about embracing your fabric and the individuality of your creation.


Knowledge required
All levels of stitchers welcome, including beginners.
 
What you'll get
  • All the tools and materials you need to make at least one 10 x 10cm fabric pieced background to take home (cotton, Japanese silk fabrics and threads available).
  • Supportive and relaxed tuition from an expert teacher.
What to bring
Just your enthusiasm to stitch something lovely!
 
Suitable for

This class is great for a team building activity, birthday, hens party or bucks party.


Guild Of Objects is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

Location

Unit 4, Level 2, 67-73 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, VIC

Your teacher
Guild Of Objects
Guild Of Objects

4.9 (64)
32k

The Guild of Objects is a Guild for all makers, artists and creatives; whether you are an everyday creative, an experienced creative, an “I need a career shift” creative, someone pursuing their creative journey as a side hustle, or wanting to explore your innate creativity for the first time.

Our mission is to connect you; the creative, with the skills that you need to progress your creativity as well as your creative practice.

In pursuit of our support for all creatives, the Guild runs an extensive number of workshops for all those seeking to connect with their own innate creativity. All our workshops are artist lead and small, we take a maximum of 10 enrolments to give participants the opportunity to let their creative juices flow whilst connecting with some newfound friends around our Guild table!

Whether you're coming into the Guild of Objects to purchase handcrafted artisan wares, attend one of our creative workshops with a local artist or to learn business skills from our experts, we welcome you to our humble home in Hardware Lane, Melbourne.

Our hope is that when you leave our home; that whatever you purchased will be not just your new favourite thing but it will still be your favourite in 10 years’ time; the experience you had and what you created in the workshop at the Guild will leave you talking about how nourished and inspired you feel with your friends, and what you learned in your coaching session empowers you and your business, so much so that even your competitors are talking about your businesses success!

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