An invitation to go on a journey with me to nourish your creativity. If you are feeling unsure of how to find the path to joyful creativity or have lost that path as life took over, join me on this 5-day voyage, designed to help you reconnect with your creative self.
The journey is also a taster experience for my membership SOOTHING STITCH CIRCLE - so you if it the right fit for you can decide if it is the right fit for you.
Through simple mindful stitch practices, you will be invited to explore self-awareness, self inquiry and self-compassion, paying attention to that which fills you up.
Together, we will travel this creative journey towards finding a more joyful and creative you.
Are you feeling any of this?
- Overwhelmed by current turbulent times & feeling a deep need for creativity, connection & mindfulness
- Seeking connection with like minded kindreds but not sure how
- Burdened by the need to make 'perfect' stitches everytime you pick your needle
- Battling your inner critic and perfectionism
- Struggling to find time for creativity
- Unsure how your to take your creativity to the next level
- Curious to find where your inner creativity wants to lead you
Ekta Kaul is a London-based textile artist known for her narrative maps that explore places, history and belonging through stitch. She works on public and private commissions and her work is held in several permanent collections including at the Crafts Council (UK), Liberty of London, the Gunnersbury Museum and those of private collectors. Ekta is a highly experienced educator and regularly teaches at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London as well as internationally. She has received awards from the Crafts Council and the Arts Council England and was the winner of 2021 Cockpit Arts Textile Prize.
We will explore a series of creative prompts together over five art-filled days, each designed to ignite your creative spark and enable you to tune into what lights you up.
We will gather online for The Artful Stitch at 7 pm BST (British Summer Time) daily between Oct 3-7, 2022.
You will receive a daily prompt in an email along with a link to join me live on a private Facebook group, where we will explore our daily prompts through mark making and stitches. The sessions will also be simulcast on a private YouTube channel.
You can join from anywhere in the world, all curious beings with or without creative experience are welcome in this space.
Links and details will be shared exclusively with those who enroll. If you miss a day, you will be able to catch up with the session recordings.
You will have access to the session recordings and Facebook group till Tuesday October 11th.
“The Artful Stitch Journey provided a much needed and welcome creative outlet with the added bonus of meditation... Thank you Ekta for your wonderful Journey and all of you for sharing in it.”
“Thank you for giving me a new positive focus during these troubled times.”
“This class has taught me I do not need a pattern, just a sketchbook and to keep asking "what if". Thank you to everyone for your encouragement and to Ekta for your gentle guidance and inspiration.”
“ I took this workshop in March and it honestly changed my life. Can’t recommend it enough.”
“I’m loving the opportunity to use stitch as a form of meditation, no pattern, no expectation just working intuitively and seeing what happens. Thank you, Ekta”
“This past week has been so wonderful! Thank you Ekta for making this happen. You are wonderful mentor! ”
We will spend time connecting with your inner creative voice, learning to trust it and nurture it. We will make our way to charting a course towards the horizon of fearless expression of yourself. Each day we will journey towards your creative horizon, tuning into to what your soul knows already - your inner compass.
By immersing you in judgement-free explorations, this experience will set you up for making richer, more nuanced work
Your will learn to use stitches to express your ideas and evoke feelings
Easy to follow steps that you will learn here will lead you to making your original work of art.
By taking a deeper dive into what YOU find joyful, you will forge a stronger connection with your work.
Enrolment closes in
Enrolment for Artful Stitch Journey has now ended.
Doors for the Soothing Stitch Circle membership are now open!