Stitch & Yarn

Next date: Saturday, 13 July 2024 | 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Three old photographs which have been embroidered

Do you like being creative and making new friends while learning to embroider?

If so, join our monthly stitching and chatting group.

Hosted by textile artist Michelle Jahn, you will learn to embroider on photographs that mean something to you. You'll use a range of embroidery techniques and colourful threads.

  • No experience needed.
  • Suitable for ages 16 years and older.

Monthly group dates

Sessions run from 1pm to 4pm. You must book into each month separately.

We supply

  • Op shop sourced thread and yarn. Bring your own special thread if you want to.
  • Spare backup photos.
  • Embroidery equipment.
  • Embroidery designs and templates.

You supply

  • Your original photos or copies of your old photos. With copies, please make sure you use heavy paper - 180 to 200 gsm.

Stitch & Yarn exhibition 

Share your photographic stories with others while we stitch and prepare our embroideries for an exhibition.

Over the months you'll develop and perfect your ideas and stitching skills. You'll get the opportunity to present your art in a gallery environment.

  • Participation in the exhibition is optional.
  • The artworks will be exhibited at Gallery 1855 in mid-2025. 

About the facilitating artist

Michelle comes from a long line of farmers' daughters and learnt to make the most of everything. She is very creative with waste or pre-loved materials.

Michelle studied fabric design in North Adelaide and has been creating art ever since. After graduating she started her own arts practice. She worked for the state opera in South Australia as their fabric designer and finisher. Now she's an independent textile artist who loves what she does.

She enjoys helping other people be creative and try new things.

When

  • Saturday, 20 January 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, 17 February 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, 16 March 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, 20 April 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, 18 May 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, 15 June 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, 13 July 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, 17 August 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, 14 September 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday, 19 October 2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location

Gallery 1855, 2 Haines Road, Tea Tree Gully, 5091, View Map

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