This contemporary embroidery course spans three days and consists of supported tutor time and guidance by Leeds based Embroidery Artist and Educator, Elnaz Yazdani. Elnaz will guide you through a variety of hand embroidery techniques, applications and creative methods to get you started on your own creative path for embroidery design and making. Who is this course for? The course is suitable for complete beginners as well as those with some embroidery experience. All levels are welcome. The course would be perfect for anyone looking to study art/textiles, gain a new hobby, find wellbeing through craft or just try something completely different.

What's included in the price?

All workshop kits provided and supplied by tutor, no need to bring anything other than a note book and pen. Artist work will be on display throughout the weekend Arrivals from 4 pm with afternoon tea, your first group activity will be dinner as a group at 6:30 pm. The course finishes with afternoon tea on Sunday at 4 pm.


3 days

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



Hawkwood CFT

with Craft Courses since 2019

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Hawkwood is an arts and educational charity providing courses, facilitating training and offering venue hire, set in a stunning location in the Cotswolds. Hawkwood is a beautiful, sustainably run estate. As a charity, we bring together people and organisations from many backgrounds in support of creative endeavour, a flourishing community, and a sustainable environment. We provide a specially curated programme of courses covering leadership, music, arts & crafts and well-being, as well as hosting artistic residencies and events. Many people return to Hawkwood year after year because of our ethos, our fantastic team, and our delicious food.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Parking provided
  • Mother's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • UK Holiday
  • Hen dos
  • Accommodation offered
  • Romantic
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Residential
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
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Painswick Old Road, , Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 7QW