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Illustrative Embroidery Workshop (Texture + Pattern) with Irem Yazici

  • The Windsor Workshop Level 1, 115 Chapel Street Windsor, VIC, 3181 Australia (map)
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She’s back! If magical underwater fishing scenes with dancing, crescent-moon crowned mermaids appeals / galaxies far far away or perhaps life size kitty cats holding hands with young girls whilst dancing through the tulips is floating your whimsical sail boat / or even a night sequence of swans and turquoise blue frogs frolicking under the stars is more your dream, then please welcome back Irem Yazici from Eskisehir, Turkey.  

Irem Yazici is a self taught fibre artist. She works as a full time artist in her home studio dividing her practice between hand embroidered accessories and creating one of a kind artworks. Inspired by the whimsical things and surrealism, her work is a combination of her illustration and embroidery practices where she explores through colour and texture.

Last year, Irem taught us a Hoop Art Embroidery and Embroidered Mini Pin Workshop and believe us when we say, they were incredible! You don’t want to miss this opportunity with Irem.

Over a fun filled, champagne sipping afternoon you will learn…

  • fundamentals of embroidery i.e. how to choose appropriate fabric / threads 

  • embroidery techniques including everything from needle painting through to french knots 

  • how to apply these techniques in a mindful way

  • how to think outside of the more traditional embroidery boundaries by learning how to merge different fiber art materials i.e.  beads / pom poms / sequins / fabric scraps 

  • how to create your own patterns and textures whilst stitching and embellishing your own ‘space / galaxy’ illustration

  • no experience required - suitable for all stitching / embroidery levels 

What You Get

  • All the materials you need including hoop / needles / threads / embellishments / pattern

  • Information to reference at home post workshop

  • You will be treated to an array of fine food / coffee / tea / wine to feed your creative energies

Important Info

The Windsor Workshop is located on level 1 of 115 Chapel Street, Windsor.  Windsor train station is a 4 minute walk, or jump off at Duke Street stop on Tram 78.  All day parking is available behind Paint Spot, Windsor (opposite the station) for around $7/day.

Our workshops are suitable for persons 16 years or older.

You may be photographed at this event.

Terms and Conditions/ Cancellations

The Windsor Workshop reserves the right to cancel any scheduled workshop.  The reasons this may occur are (a) if a workshop does not reach the minimum number of students or (b) an Artist or Workshop Facilitator falls ill.  In the unfortunate circumstance of a workshop being cancelled, students will be notified at least 2 days before the commencement of the workshop and a credit note will be issued to be used at a later date.  Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds if the class is cancelled. 

If you are unable to attend your workshop, please let us know within four days of your workshop and we will give you a credit note to be used at a later date, or transfers are available upon request. No credit notes will be issued for cancellations when less than four working days' notice is given. No refunds are available.