Ace Hotel Chicago Presents:

NO GODS/NO PATTERNS hand embroidery workshop

with Domino Whisker and tinycup needleworks in collaboration with Asrai Garden.

*Our workshop has sold out, but you are more than welcome to submit a request below to be added to our waitlist should anyone drop out. 

While we recognize and respect the importance and place that patterns have in this world, we also understand that not everyone blossoms when confined to the design lines of others. That being said, we are pleased to present you with an alternative method of thinking when it comes to the exploration embroidery. Although some prior experience in the medium would be handy, this workshop has been designed to start from the bottom up and welcomes anyone ready and willing try. The object of this workshop is not to leave with a finished copy of someone else’s design, but to walk away with a shade more confidence in your own vision as you are encouraged to create a unique version of a universally common thing.
— no gods/no patterns ethos

For our very first stateside workshop, we are coming at you with a focus on florals! NO GODS/NO PATTERNS is pleased as punch to be partnering with Ace Hotel Chicago to provide our attendees with an all around day of inspiration, connectivity, and creativity in the city where tinycup began. Please join us October 13/14th from 12-6pm where we will warm you up with a light brunch reception at Ace's (7th floor) Waydown bar, followed by a lesson in some of the basic stitches used in embroidered floral work in Ace's Function room (6th floor.) We will have a mid session coffee break to help it all sink in, and then an opportunity to arrange your own vessel of flowers provided by Asrai Garden to base your composition on. All materials will be provided! 


We have come together to offer what we consider a lesson in modern embroidery wrapped in a warm and inviting social experience. $220 USD covers you on all food, drink, and materials. 

  • As we've put a lot of time, effort, and flying over an ocean into this workshop our class spots are non-refundable. You may of course send someone else in your stead should you be unable to attend, please just let us know!


Materials provided include hoop, needles, seam rippers, snips, fabric, floss, pin cushion, tote, info leaflet and a lil extra somethin somethin.


Ace Hotel Chicago is happy to host our workshop attendees at a discounted rate: 

Sunday Oct. 14

Small $179

Medium $199

Double  $219

Saturday Oct. 13

Small $220

Medium $249

Double $269


*If interested in booking a room, please be sure to select "Yes, Please!" when submitting your request to attend and we will send a discount code along with your spot confirmation.


311 N. Morgan St, Chicago, Illinois 60607


Valet is offered, but street parking (just north of the hotel on Kinzie is recommended). Discounted rate for attendees will be offered at $20 for 5-10 hours each day.

Regular valet pricing is as follows:

  • 0-2.5: $17
  • 2.5-5: $27
  • 5-10: $37
  • 10+/overnight: $57

sign up!

To request a space in our workshop please complete and submit this form. A Pay Pal request will be sent along shortly there after with a confirmation of your spot to follow completed payment. THANK YOU KINDLY <3

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