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Workshop Cross Stitch on Canvas | 23 May 2020


Saturday 23th May 2020 15:00-19:00h

Cross Stitch on Canvas

Course aimed at initial experimentation but open to all levels of experience.

Teacher: Meraki Stitches | Joana Menezes instagram.com/meraki_stitches/

Joana, an architect by profession and creator of Meraki Stitches and Atelier 10.14, will teach you how to use the cross stitch in an unconventional way by transporting this traditional technique from fabric to canvas. After this afternoon, in addition to bringing a finished artwork home, you'll now be able to create your own canvas and embellish your home or someone’s special, the possibilities are endless!.

The class is intended for beginners as well as experts in the art of embroidery. Learn a unique approach to the traditional cross stitch and if you like decorating and DIY (do it yourself) this workshop is for you!


- Brief introduction to traditional cross stitch technique

- From fabric to canvas

- Choose (or draw) grid to execute on canvas

- Canvas Preparation

- Execution

- Finishing Techniques

Materials included:

- 30 x 30cm Canvas (support) previously prepared to make the piece;

- Cross stitch grid;

- Needles;

- Threads for embroidery;

- Extra technical support materials: paper, scissors, fabric.

- Extra visual aids: canvas by the author

What you should bring:

- thimble (if you are used to it);

When: Saturday 23th May 2020 15:00 -19:00

Duration: 4 hours

Participants: minimum - 6 | maximum - 8

-Each participant takes home their individual artwork.


The registration fee will be refunded when the cancellation is notified within 10 working days before the workshop. If the workshop is not held due to lack of participants or other unforeseen events, the registration fee will be refunded in full.