Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart, Marie Curie, Susan B. Anthony, Virginia Woolf. These are some of the women that we will encounter in our cross stitching journey. Let's Get to know their stories, what made them courageous and seemingly fearless. With Aida cloth in hand, we will discover the simple, yet beautiful art of using this one basic stitch from the embroidery world to create portraits of women that changed the world. If you ever wanted to learn how to cross-stitch, join us for a session of patterns and incredible heroines. Moms are welcome.


Materials needed:


  • Fabric; this cloth comes with a pack of embroidery needles; $19.99 (click for link)
  • Embroidery floss; $23.99 (click for link)
  • HOOP; All you need now is an embroidery hoop. I recommend one that is about 8 inches.  $5 (click for link)

  • PATTERN: Fabulous Women in History. ETSY PATTERN.  $19.99  

     This file is pretty big it will be the only pattern you will need for the entire year.  There are 24 women, we will work on 12 on the Fall and 12 on the Spring.  When your kids finish this, they will be really proud to have accomplished such work!  they can even sew it in to a blanket or quilt and have it as a bedspread! That would be rad! (click for link)

Herstory: Cross Stitching Portraits of Women that Changed the World