Eat Drink Stitch is a series of embroidery happy hours, workshops, team building sessions and parties that inspire creativity and social connections.

Eat Drink Stitch creator and host, Kristen Shuler of Hey Paul Studios. 

Meet Your Host

Kristen Shuler is the owner of Hey Paul Studios and creator of Eat Drink Stitch. Kristen is a Kansas City based fiber artist who has produced embroidery pieces that have been displayed in galleries locally and regionally. She transitioned to teaching hand embroidery in 2014 and created the embroidery happy hour as a way to connect other creative people in a social setting. Being a practicing Licensed Master Social Worker, Kristen has a strong passion for introducing others to the art form, in order to help them discover their inner creativity and strength. 

Kristen founded the Embroidery Instaguild in 2016. This nearly 26,000 member online embroidery guild has connected thread enthusiasts from around the globe. Kristen is currently scheduling speaking engagements to share her story of discovering her own inner creativity. 


Collaborations & Previous Venues

  • Heirloom Bakery & Hearth
  • One More Cup
  • Decade
  • Parkville Coffee
  • The Bauer
  • Boulevardia
  • The White School House
  • Modern Quilt Guild (Kansas City)
  • Free State Brewery
  • Big Rip Brewery
  • Green Room (microbrewery)
  • Wesport Flea Market
  • The Granfalloon
  • Californo's
  • Blue Moose Bar & Grill 
  • Modern Makers