Embroidery with Handfast Hotel

Embroidery with Handfast Hotel


The class is an excellent place for beginners, as it will be structured around learning to transfer an image to the item being stitched, in addition to becoming familiar with three basic stitches: Split, Brick, and French Knot. All levels of expertise welcome!

When: Tuesday, July 10, 7pm-10pm
Where: Specter, 713 South 5th Street, Milwaukee

Materials provided: 
• Black cotton tote bag
• 3 colors embroidery floss
• Pre-cut tracing & transfer paper 
• Hoops
• Needles 
• Snacks and refreshments!  

Handfast Hotel is a multi-media brand founded by Milwaukee's own Deb Leal based in San Francisco, CA. Using hand embroidery and relief processes to explore Xicanisma, she dives deep within herself to learn and unlearn the many facets of what it means to be a woman from a colonized past and to embrace what she was taught to keep hidden.


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