Slow Stitch: Hand Embroidery A-Z

Ref: C2346471

Come and learn how to hand embroider a range of stitches from A-Z. We will work through the basic stitches over the 12 sessions and complete a range of finished samples or one sample with the letters A-Z with these new skills. The basic stitches covered will include; running stitch, back stitch, blanket stitch, buttonhole stitch, chain stitch, stem stitch, french knots and how to embellish these stitches further.

Course aim

Come and learn how to hand embroider a range of stitches from A-Z. We will work through the basic stitches over the 12 sessions and complete a range of finished samples or one sample with the letters A-Z with these new skills

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Recall how to sew a variety of stitches
  • Create a sampler with the stitches from A-Z
  • Combine chain stitch, stem stitch and other outline stitches
  • Experiment with french knots and discover where these can work effectively
  • Extend learning further by exploring some filling stitches and combining these in a design of your own or from choosing a template provided.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Equipment required: Embroidery hoop Embroidery threads Needles Fabric/old clothes or tea towels with no stretch, cotton or polycotton is best. Ruler Paper/pencil/pens Fabric markers Needle threader (optional) Thimble (optional) Print outs from Canvas

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Slow Stitch: Hand Embroidery A-Z

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Conditions

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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