Embroidery Sampler Workshop

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Join us at Foxtail + Moss Studio in Bucktown for an embroidery workshop! I will be showing you several popular stitches using a pre-printed piece of fabric for you to embroider. Embroidery, the art of using thread to embellish fabric, has come back in unique, contemporary ways and we'll look at a few artists who constantly inspire me while we stitch!

WHAT YOU GET

An embroidery hoop and starter set of threads
A pre printed design on fabric for you to stitch on
A printed guide
A two hour lesson
Treats and refreshments

ABOUT THE VENUE

FOXTAIL + MOSS is a Chicago based lifestyle collective. A space for creativity, community, inspiration, and collaboration, their blog documents their daily adventures in the pursuit of a simple and lovely life.

FOXTAIL + MOSS also designs and hosts gatherings, workshops, and events that focus on bringing together a creative community and supporting local and small entrepreneurs. Their summer space, Summer Camp, is a sweet venue located in Bucktown. AND, the space is shared with Lost Girls Vintage and features tons of their fab vintage finds!

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Joslyn Villalpando

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My name is Joslyn Villalpando and I am a working artist and art educator in Chicago. After studying fine art and art education at the University of Cincinnati, I spent 7 years teaching elementary art. While teaching, I completed my master's degree at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), studying the impact of craft and fiber art on art education. My small research group of young participants grew into a little community while learning to weave, sew, embroider, and dye; sharing the stories, memories, thoughts, and ideas that arise when creating together.

After witnessing the beautiful community that is built when creating with friends, I first began holding craft and cocktail parties to spread my love of the handmade with my favorite people. We gathered to learn how to block print to make valentines or embroider to create holiday ornaments- each craft accompanied by a featured batch cocktail and treats, of course. Inspired by the old sewing circles and expanding on the theme of intimate, creative social gatherings, I am moving these parties from my tiny Chicago condo and hosting craft events at some of Chicago's most beloved bars, restaurants, coffee houses, boutiques, and cupcake shops. I love utilizing classic, traditional art/craft processes such as; weaving, embroidery, printmaking, and watercolor, and putting a contemporary spin on them to bring you a unique learning experience.

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