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The Supper Cloth

 The A-Z Supper Cloth - Barbican Center - 210 cm x 100cm Over 300 hours of embroidery by more than 100 participants, residency 17th - 25th April 2018

The A-Z Supper Cloth - Barbican Center - 210 cm x 100cm Over 300 hours of embroidery by more than 100 participants, residency 17th - 25th April 2018

Stitch School are pleased to facilitate embroidery events based around the large 3 meter embroidery table. These events are called ‘The Supper Cloth’ providing a space for people to sit down, slow down and feed their creativity through stitching and co-creating a communal Supper Cloth in wonderful environments. Participants explore the wealth of embroidery stitches, learn together and create a communal supper cloth to celebrate the art of needlework. Discovering the benefits of stitching as a form of de-stressing, which encourages making as an antidote to modern life and a creating a sense of well being and relaxation. 

Recent events include Makers Day at Somerset house, London in collaboration with Makerversity and The Brixton Cloth at The Department Store, Brixton in collaboration with Brixton Design Trail and Make! Season of Contemporary Crafts at The Barbican Centre, London 

 The Brixton Supper Cloth 170cm x 80cm Natural linen, community embroidery cloth for Brixton Town Hall, funded by Cultural Seeds, GLA - over 100 participants 280 hours of stitching over seven days.

The Brixton Supper Cloth 170cm x 80cm Natural linen, community embroidery cloth for Brixton Town Hall, funded by Cultural Seeds, GLA - over 100 participants 280 hours of stitching over seven days.