Embroidered Tote [2-SESSION]

Create a tote bag using hand embroidery + visible mending techniques!


$120.00 per person

Per Session:

2h 30min

About this experience

This is a beginner workshop covering the basics of hand embroidery. Create a tote bag using hand embroidery + visible mending techniques. In this workshop you will learn basic hand embroidery stitches, transferring design, as well as visible repair and stitching techniques that will turn a blank canvas tote into a personalized work of art. We will supply the tote, hoops, thread, needles, and fabric scraps.

This is a 2-SESSION workshop that meets on all of the following dates (apologies for the confusion - our event booking app is working on making this clearer in the future!). By signing up for this $120 workshop you are signing up for 5 hours of class over the following dates.

Thursday - DECEMBER 12 // 6:30-9PM
Thursday - DECEMBER 19 // 6:30-9PM


This is a beginner class - no previous skills required. Price includes thoughtfully sourced materials (no additional materials fees). Students also get 15% off in the shop while they are workshop students (for multi-session/week workshops this discount applies to the entire duration of workshop).

All classes meet at our shop at 606 Carpenter Lane, Philadelphia PA 19119 - in the heart of Mt. Airy Village. There is plenty of free on-street parking as well as High Point Cafe and Weaver's Way Co-op steps away for your food and beverage needs. Kiddos are always welcome to hang in the shop!

CANCELLATION POLICY // Wild Hand is happy to offer a full refund for cancellations made a week or more in advance. For cancellations made less than a week in advance we can offer a full store credit refund.

Your Host

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EMILY CARRIS (@carrisbears) is an Artist and Founding Member of The Art Dept, a collaborative vintage store and workshop space dedicated to sharing stories and uplifting underserved artists. She has a BA in Education and Photography from Eugene Lang College in New York. She holds a Master's degree in photography from UCA in Kent, England. Her work exploring the personal and cultural legacy of slavery and the Black female body has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Emily has worked as photography teacher and museum educator at the International Center of Photography in New York. She currently lives and works in Philadelphia.