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Slow Stitch Textile Art and Brooch Workshop with Pip Steel

7 May 2022 to 8 May 2022
10am to 4pm Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May
A ‘slow stitch’ weekend workshop with Textile Artist and Art teacher Pip Steel
Event type: 
Art, Craft, Workshop/Seminar
Smitten Workshops
148 St Georges Road, Avondale


A ‘slow stitch’ weekend workshop with Textile Artist and Art teacher Pip Steel, where the emphasis will be on the process of hand stitching using a meditative approach to create beautiful items.

Immerse yourself in experimenting with a variety of slow stitching methods, on the wonderful selection of colours, patterns and textures of Smitten textile offcuts. Pip will guide you through a variety of stitch techniques using a range of different threads including cotton and bamboo.

Over the two days you will have the option to:

Create a unique piece of fabric art, or create a selection of unique slow stitch samples, or bring in a favourite item to decoratively mend.

You will also have the opportunity to create a brooch each.

All essential materials will be provided

Written by

Smitten Design Workshops

27 Apr 2022

Smitten Workshops are run by textile designer Katie Smith from her dedicated print studio in Avondale, Auckland. She runs small inspiring creative classes in printmaking for fabric, including screen printing and block printing techniques.