Don't get Cross, Cross Stitch!


Wednesday 16th May 2018,
6:00pm to 8.00pm


Wednesday 13th June 2018,
6:00pm to 8.00pm

New Road Hotel,
E1 1HJ

Price: £30.00 (including booking fee)





Learn the art of subversive cross stitch with us by getting crafty and slightly sweary at this friendly workshop, where you'll learn to create your very own expressive cross stitched hoop.
Channel your inner tensions into decorative textiles. Rude, lewd, crude or just plain honest - this workshop is a playful take on the traditional 'home sweet home' sampler. Instead we celebrate chaos, discord and everyday stresses by keeping our hands busy and making peace with life's many micro-aggressions!

The class is all in good humour and during the 3 hour workshop, participants will be guided through the basics of cross stitching as well as a simple lesson in layout, so you can transfer your design from paper onto fabric.

This "Flow" inducing workshop promises to be a lot of fun and will also encourage thoughtful and reflective action through creative craft therapy. All materials, including wall hoop will be provided so you can go away with your very own piece of modern cross stitch art to hang, pride of place in your home.

*Please note that the ticket price includes a drink on arrival. There is also a fully functioning bar/cafe on site. Adults only-over 18s.

Please read the terms & conditions when booking.




Wednesday 20th of June 2018
6:00pm to 8.00pm

New Road Hotel,
E1 1HJ

Price: £25.00 (including booking fee)



"¡Viva Frida!" is a pom-tastic workshop where we'll show you how to make a statement necklace using wool, felt and all the colours of the rainbow!
Craft Guerrilla will guide you through the basics so you can add a bit of colour to your life by creating pom poms, tassels plus learning to embelish your piece with embroidery and fabric decoupage so you can be more Frida!
We know that she loved her colours and accessories so we're sure she'd be totally up for this workshop...
Suitable for all crafting abilities. Please note that the image of the necklace in the photo provided is only to illustrate what you can make. All materials included but we encourage participants to bring any materials they find hold a special meaning like amulets, fabrics, found objects and so on...anything which holds a special meaning to you the wearer and maker!
These 2 hour bite size sessions are perfect to disengage your mind from work related "stuff" and help you connect with your heart and hands.

Crafting has been proven to help calm anxiety and help people deal with stress, did you know that crafting produces a similar state to meditation? Yes it's called flow and we'll help you find yours so you can unwind and relax while having lots of creative fun in the process!

Terms & conditions for Viva Frida!

Please note that this is an over 18's only event. In the eventuality that the workshop doesn't fulfill the minimum participant number requirements that it may be cancelled however if this is the case we will refund your ticket and it will be done with at least 24 hours in advance.


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Social Mixers for Designer Makers

Designer Maker Fairs

Industry Lead Seminars 

Agency service for Craft Educators and arts practitioners

...and more including an all singing all dancing online shop!