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Learn the basics of embroidery

with Embellished Talk

Rebeckah will teach you how to do French knots, satin, running, star and back stitches using embroidery floss (thread) on plain cotton fabric, as well as playing around with stitching on template designs. Once you feel confident you can embroider on a tote, drawstring bag or t-shirt of your choice.

This course is perfect for anyone who would like to try their hand at embroidery, and people who would like to perfect their embroidery skills.

With her platform, Embellished Talk, Rebeckah has run workshops in WAH Nails, Anthropologie, Lush, Palm Vaults, West Elm, Warehouse and various co-working spaces around London. She’s also collaborated and embroidered t-shirts for the not-for-profit GURLS TALK, a mental health platform founded by fashion model Adwoa Aboah.


About Rebeckah


Rebeckah Kemi Apara

Based in Hackney east London, Rebeckah is a textiles designer who specialises in hand embroidery and embellishments. She studied fashion textiles at the London College of Fashion. In 2015 she started her business Embellished Talk; a platform to explore textiles through artist interviews and interactive workshops led by Rebeckah herself. Her workshops cater to all levels and attendees learn the basics of embroidery and hand beading.

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Embellished Talk
Embellished Talk

Embellished Talk was founded in 2015 by freelance textiles designer Rebeckah Kemi Apara. She started Embellished Talk to create a place to explore and continue to learn about textiles through the professional and personal stories of interesting people, artists and designers. As well as personally interviewing designers on the Embellished Talk blog Rebeckah runs creative workshops where people can learn how to embroider and embellish.


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