Poke & Stitch: Tattooing Cloth with Emma Peters

Australian Design Centre | 6-Sep-2018
Decorative stitching workshop with Emma Peters
Venue: Australian Design Centre
Address: 101-115 William Street (Corner of Palmer and William Street), Darlinghurst 2010
Date: Saturday 3 November
Time: 11-1.30pm
Ticket: Cost: Cost - $80 + GST + BF per person
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Call: 293614555
Image credit: Courtesy of Emma Peters
There are quite a few similarities between the art of tattooing and embroidery - rhythm, pattern, colour and the act of creating a visual tribute to a loved one or a significant experience. Learn to design your own motifs that celebrate your memories and adorn or repair your fabrics. Using simple yet effective motifs, textile practitioner, Emma Peters, will guide you in the slow paced and mindful skills of stitching, tracing your motif onto fabric, and the stitches that will work best.

Bring along any cloth or thread you'd like to work with and there will be lots of materials provided for experimenting. Perfect for beginners or more accomplished makers looking to expand on their practice.

Emma Peters is a founding member of the Seed Stitch Collective and has worked as a designer in the textile industry for over a decade. She teaches at two of Australia's leading design universities "“ UNSW Art & Design and UTS.

Who should come: Perfect for beginners or more accomplished makers looking to expand on their practice.

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