Mapping Memories | Weekend Embroidery Course | 7 Dec – 8 Dec 2019


Embroidery One day course

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Mapping Memories | Weekend Course

Course Venue 

Cockpit Arts Holborn, Northington Street, London WC1N 2NP

Dates Sunday Saturday 7 Dec – Sunday 8 December  2019 11am – 5 pm

Course Fee £250  including all materials and refreshments

Places 5 students

What will we do

Learn to make a commemorative map for yourself or gifting to a loved one celebrating memories of a place that is personally meaningful to you/them. Taking inspiration from objects, photographs, maps you will learn to  develop a personal response through mark making, drawing and playing with scale. Under Ekta’s gentle guidance you will learn to evoke special places and their character with stitches. All techniques will be demonstrated and the small group size will allow time for addressing individual learning goals.

This course is suitable for complete beginners as well as for more experienced embroiderers.

What you need to bring

All materials, use of tools and equipment are provided. You will need to bring images/objects/souvenirs for reference.

About your tutor

Ekta Kaul is an award winning textile artist and an experienced tutor. She set up her studio practice  after winning the Craft Council’s prestigious business set up award Next Move. Her work is held in several private collections and is stocked at some of the best galleries in the UK and the US.  Ekta regularly exhibits at national and international events and works from her studio in Bloomsbury, Central London.

What’s included

  • Fabrics, sewing supplies
  • Use of machines, specialist tools and equipment
  • List of suppliers

Here’s what our happy students say

“What a lovely day spent in the beautiful studio of Ekta Kaul learning to embroidery under her encouraging guidance. Privileged to spend time under the tutelage of an experienced and passionate artist.”

Sumi Chandrasekharan
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