Spring Botanical Embroidery

Ref: C3533367

During this course you will be producing a mini embroidered sampler depicting plants and flowers from the natural landscape. Learn how to simplify a photo or picture into a basic design to embroider, using traditional embroidery stitches. This course is for improvers and students with a basic hand stitching knowledge and an interest in learning how traditional crafts enhance personal wellbeing.

Course aim

On this course you will be creating a mini embroidered botanical scene. We will be looking at natural scenes and plants, and learning how to translate them into stitching to create a decorative embroidery.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • A small embroidered sample depicting stitched plants.
  • An understanding of how to translate pictures into stitching.
  • Understand how traditional crafts can enhance a personal sense of wellbeing.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Embroidery Floss in several colours Embroidery/Crewel Needle Scissors Embroidery Hoop ( 6 - 8 ") Piece of plain cotton fabric large enough to comfortably fit in the hoop Pencil Ruler

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Spring Botanical Embroidery


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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