Embroidered Weaving [3-Session]

Create a yard-long style woven + embroidered wall hanging over three 2.5-hour sessions.

Cost:

$155.00 per person

Per Session:

2h 30min

About this experience

Expand on and combine your basic tapestry weaving and hand embroidery skills by weaving a 12" square wall hanging and applying custom hand-embroidery designs to the woven fabric. Basic weaving skills are best and no hand embroidery skills required (this will be taught in class) but if you have taken our beginner hand embroidery you will have many skills to draw upon when designing the embroidery aspect of this amazing wall hanging project!

This is a 3-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 $155 workshop you are signing up for 7.5 hours of class over the following dates.

Tuesday - NOVEMBER 12 // 6:30-9PM
Tuesday - NOVEMBER 19 // 6:30-9PM
Tuesday - NOVEMBER 26 // 6:30-9PM

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Basic weaving experience is helpful and hand embroidery skills are a bonus but will be taught in class. Price includes thoughtfully sourced materials (no additional materials fees). Students will borrow our large, adjustable frame looms during the class. 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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MELONIE CAVALLARO is a fiber artist in South Philadelphia. Having studied fine art and art history in Italy, her fiber art combines her approach to classic oil painting and her passion for travel and world culture; combining global textures, form, and color into one medium. After the birth of her son in 2015, Melonie began transitioning from oil painting to textiles and quickly found this new tangible medium to be her most expressive. Melonie has exhibited her artwork in galleries throughout the US, Europe and the UK, such as: Gallery Café Art Bar, Florence, Italy; Eubie Blake National Jazz institute and Cultural Center, The Galleries at Moore; and Philadelphia's own Chris’s Jazz Cafe. To view, inquire, or purchase her work visit fibre.studio.