Hand embroidery for beginners

Course summary

In this workshop you will learn everything you need to create your own hand embroidered piece of art. We will take you through a sampler design that covers the most common stitches and their uses. With the fundamentals out of the way, it’s time to get creative! We will teach you how to transfer your original design onto fabric and at the end, how to finish off your embroidery so that it lasts.

What you will learn

  • how to correctly set up an embroidery hoop and fabric
  • how to transfer pattern to fabric
  • embroidery stitches: back stitch, chain stitch, stem stitch, satin stitch, rose wheel, french knots, fish bone stitch and more.
  • various ways to finish off your artwork

What you will get

A DIY embroidery kit which includes:

  • 17cm bamboo embroidery hoop
  • cotton fabric
  • cotton embroidery thread
  • mini embroidery scissors
  • embroidery needles
  • heat erasable pen
  • instruction booklet

About the tutor

Vy Anna is a full time Customer Experience Designer and a part-time wannabe artist. She has been hand embroidering for the last 4 years and loves seeing people’s faces when they see how simple and therapeutic embroidery can be. She also enjoys designing and creating macramé wall hangings.

Course cost

COST: $85.00

Class availability: 9 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Sunday 29 September
1.00pm – 3.30pm (1 session)

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

9 PLACES AVAILABLE

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