Beginners Embroidery Course

Ref: C3533368

The perfect course for beginners to pick up hand embroidery stitches and learn how to use them in a creative way, including embroidering simple letters. The stitches will be learned and practised over the weeks to create an embroidered sampler that you can refer to again and again for the techniques you have been taught. This a great way to learn traditional skills and engage with your creativity in a relaxed way.

Course aim

This course is an introduction into learning hand embroidery stitches for beginners and using the stitches to make a simple embroidered design.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • An embroidered sampler of the stitches learned.
  • Demonstrate several basic hand embroidery stitches.
  • Know how to use hand embroidery equipment to get the best out of hand stitching.
  • Explore how to use hand stitching techniques in creative ways.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

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

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Beginners Embroidery Course


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

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