Arts: Slow Stitching

Transform Everyday Moments into Art: The Art of Slow Stitching with Christine Martell• Ready to find peace in every stitch and beauty in the unexpected? Dive into “The Art of Slow Stitching with Upcycled Fabrics,” a four-week course that invites you to slow down and savor the act of creating. Guided by the talented Christine Martell, a teaching artist passionate about fostering inclusive communities through art, this class is more than just a course—it’s an experience in mindfulness and creativity.

• What’s in Store for You:

– Sustainable Creativity: Discover the hidden potential in upcycled fabrics, turning what was once discarded into treasured works of art. It’s eco-friendly artistry at its best!
– Meditative Practice: Slow stitching isn’t just about creating beautiful pieces; it’s a meditative practice that offers a serene escape from the hustle of everyday life. Find your calm as you stitch, creating texture and depth with every thread.
– Express Your Story: Each piece you create is a reflection of your unique journey. This class is your canvas to experiment, express, and explore your personal narrative through the art of stitching.

• Why Join Us?

– Materials on Us: Jump straight into the joy of stitching with all the basic materials provided. Focus on your creation, not the preparation.
– Guidance by Christine Martell: Benefit from Christine’s wealth of experience and her knack for creating a warm, inclusive environment. With her background in visual arts and educational design, Christine is the perfect mentor to guide you on this journey of discovery.
– A Sanctuary for Creation: This class is your invitation to unwind and rediscover the beauty in simplicity. In our fast-paced world, slow stitching offers a mindful retreat, a space to breathe, create, and connect with like-minded individuals.

• Join Christine Martell in embracing the art of slow stitching, and turn your moments of relaxation into beautiful, tangible memories. This isn’t just an art class—it’s a journey back to the basics, celebrating the beauty of upcycled materials and the stories they hold.

Start Date

May 1, 2024

Registration Deadline

April 29, 2024



Course Details

Start Date

May 1, 2024

Type of Class



Harwich, MA

Days & Times

Wednesday, 4:00 - 6:00 PM



End Date

May 22, 2024

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Christine Martell

About The Instructor

Christine Martell is a teaching artist with a focus on cultivating inclusive communities through the visual arts. She has wide-ranging experience that spans various age groups, including schools, non-profits, corporations, government initiatives, and special events, Christine’s expertise shines in her ability to connect people through creativity. With a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MS in Education from Portland State University, she brings both visual art and educational design skills to her classes.