I will welcome you in my Workshop, where you will find fresh coffee/ tea, candlelights and cosy music. Make yourself comfortable, while I'm introducing the plan for the next hours. I have prepared, what is needed to be sure, you go home with a beautiful little textile artwork. We will start choosing a motif. Will you bring home a silhouette of Aarhus with some of the most iconic buildings, a row of designer chairs or a row of flags? After choice of a motif, I will teach you to prepare a stencil to make the textile print ground for the embroidery stitches. Then you choose colours and apply the textile paint. While the paint is drying, you got time for a little pause, another cup of coffee, a chit chat or an inspirational look around in my workshop, - and if you like -in my beloved garden. Time for needle and thread: I will teach you a few simple stitches that will make a big difference on the printed fabric. If you are a little impatient, a few stitches in the contours of the print will do. If you love embroidery, there are no limits to how many stitches you can do. You will go home with a very special Aarhus-souvenir done by yourself!
I teach textile arts and crafts. I graduated from one of Denmark's most recognised textile schools "Skals design og håndarbejdsskole". Experimental textile work has been my passion and profession ever since. The vibrant energy and mindful atmosphere that arises, while I share my knowhow, tips, tricks and enthusiasm about textile arts and crafts, is the reason why I do my workshops. The event is taking place in my private workshop/gallery close to Aarhus C.
I will serve coffee, tea, fresh fruit and a little sweets
The event will take place in my private workshop/gallery. It is a bright, high-ceilinged and spacious place, tastefully decorated with my own art. The atmosphere is rustic, informal and aesthetic. People often describe it as a creative inspiring place. The setting will hopefully make you feel comfortable and creative, while sharing some inspiring hours in good company. Free parking in front of the house and good bus service.
Don't worry, no specific skills are required. Everybody is welcome and will be properly guided to at nice result. You can come by yourself or together with your friend, sister, mom or who you like.
Stitches of Aarhus, Denmark