Embroidery 101: Art by Thread

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What’s it all about?

It’s not just the ladies of Jane Austen’s novels who like a bit of needlework. Embroidery can be a tranquil way of passing a couple of hours as well as a form of creative self expression. Whether you want to create a traditional sampler, stitch a contemporary design or initial your hankies, you need to know the same basic stitches. Join us to learn how.

What will we cover?

This class is designed for beginners so we will start with some basics including how to thread a needle and place your fabric in the hoop. Throughout the class we will learn and practice running stitch, back stitch, split stitch and a French knot.

All materials will be provided.

Who will be teaching?

Sue is an all round-crafty lady who will try her hand at anything in realm of the domestic arts. She has spent many years wielding needles to knit, crochet, sew and embroider and uses her skills to artfully avoid doing the housework.