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An Introduction to Hand Embroidery : Sew your own Hoop Art

Duration: Half day 10-2 p.m.

Price: £28

Run by: Hannah Wiles
at Reloved Works

Reloved Works Unit E10 4th floor
Pear Mill, Stockport Road west
Greater Manchester

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About the Course

In this beginners embroidery workshop I will teach you five decorative and versatile embroidery stitches, fundamental to mastering the art of hand embroidery. If you have even a basic knowledge of stitch and want to develop your skill, then this workshop is for you!

With support and practise, you will add each stitch to your own sampler for future reference, and once mastered you will use these fabulous stitches to create a modern piece of embroidered art. I will guide you every step of the way, so that you will leave the workshop feeling confident with a beautifully hand crafted item, a sampler, step by step instructions, memories of a lovely day and the skills to make many more unique and gorgeous pieces of your own.

The workshop is run by me Hannah Wiles, I am a qualified teacher with a first class honours degree in Embroidery and a Masters degree in Textiles. I have had exhibitions in Manchester, London and Liverpool and have worked with the Royal British Society of Sculptors.

I am passionate about stitch and truly believe it is a timeless yet contemporary art form and I am looking forward to helping you develop this skill in my workshops.

‘Judy and I thoroughly enjoyed our morning with you. You were instructive, and brilliant at guiding us, giving us assistance when necessary. An excellent class!’ Kate Gardner
‘This sewing class was so much fun! The atmosphere was really relaxed and informal, with plenty of brews and biscuits. Hannah was also lovely and explained the stitches really clearly. She was sat with us the whole time which was great for any questions too…’ Carla Oldroyd
‘I had a wonderful time at this sewing workshop. I had some experience of doing cross-stitch before the class but I had never done anything outside of that. I wasn’t expecting to learn as much as I did and I’m delighted to say I now know how to do lots of different types of stitches…Hannah is patient and very good at explaining things which definitely helped with the more complicated stitches. Overall, it was a delightful morning, I learnt new skills, had lots of giggles … and I can’t wait to book onto more of the workshops in the New Year!’ Kate Madigan

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials including the needle will be provided and are yours to take away so you can start making immediately. The classes are small, no more than six people to ensure you have all the attention and space to master this skill.

Booking is essential.

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 31st March 2019
Sunday 28th April 2019
Sunday 19th May 2019
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups

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