Jamie “Mr X Stitch” Chalmers is one of the world’s most well-known male embroiderers, an internationally exhibited textile artist and curator.
Based in Bedford, England, he is available for workshops and presentations across the UK and isn’t averse to travelling further (subject to T&Cs, of course)!
- 9th January – X Stitch Hangout: London – Drink, Shop & Do, London
- 6th Febuary – X Stitch Hangout: London – Drink, Shop & Do, London
- 6th March – X Stitch Hangout: London – Drink, Shop & Do, London
In his “Life on the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge” presentation Jamie shares the freshest contemporary embroidery and needlework from around the world. With over 100 pictures of terrific textile art in the space of an hour, combined with his unique style of presentation, this is an inspirational, enjoyable tour of the world of needlework, guaranteed to change the way you think about embroidery.
To book Jamie to present to your group or school, contact him!
If you want to see him in action, check out Jamie’s TedX talk – Why X Stitch Is Important:
If you’re looking for someone to teach cross stitch to a group, you’ve come to the right place! With a range of possible themes for his workshops, Jamie can handle groups of up to 20 people, teaching how to start and stop cross stitch, and what to do in the middle. With a range of inspirational content to learn, and his unique approach to an amazing teaching experience, you’re guaranteed to learn the gateway craft of cross stitch in a way that you’ll always remember. To book Mr X Stitch to run a cross stitch workshop with your organisation, contact him!
Social Media Consultancy
With over five years experience working in the social media context, Jamie has a wealth of experience on how to leverage online platforms to build a brand, particularly in relation to the visual arts.
He has given lectures on the subject at Falmouth and Manchester Metropolitan Universities, as well as provided consultancy for the Royal School of Needlework and the Embroiderers’ Guild among others.
You can enjoy his recent “Grow Your Embroidery Presence Online” webinar, part of the MasteredMeets series below:
If you would like to begin a discussion about how to improve your online presence, contact him for more information.
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Latest posts by Mr X
- Textile Arts Center – Artists In Residence Call for Applications - 17 January 2019
- Welcome to Textile Encounters! - 13 January 2019
- NSFW Saturday – Ashlee Marcus - 12 January 2019