In-person course
in Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray Maker & location details

Embroidery Workshop at Hanwell Wine Estate



Join us for a lovely relaxing session learning the art of embroidery, perfect for beginners. The Craft barn is overlooking the beautiful countryside of the wine estate. A deceptively simple floral design and completely suitable for beginners. You will learn how to do backstitch, stem stitch, French knots and some free-form stitching. By the end of your session, you will have mastered the basics, been inspired and have completed your first embroidered picture, similar to the image above. This workshop will open your eyes to the possibilities and uses of embroidery and show you how to personalise and showcase your newly creative skill. Who is the workshop for: -Perfect for beginners -People with experience who would like to spend time with like-minded people. What you will learn: -Backstitch -Stem stitch -French knots -Some free-form stitching. Outline of your time -Welcome with refreshments and meet your tutor Michaela. -Introduction to materials and tools. -Select colours and learn the stiches -Refreshments break -Continue where you left off -Home time You will finish your session having completed a lovely embroidered image perfect to expand on, frame as a picture or use to add embellishment to another item, such as a bag, cushion or jacket. About Michaela Bere Michaela is an exceptionally gifted and talented craftswoman whose philosophy in life is to ‘live the life you imagine’. A Textile Artist who works mainly in Hand Embroidery and Bookbinding, she is drawn to hand work, using few tools and follows in the footsteps of craftsmen and women who have been before her. A Fashion Design Graduate, she now favors hand stitching over machine and uses her hand stitching to make embroidered jewellery, hand bound books and embroidered sketches which she sells online and in shops. An excellent teacher of the craft, Michaela has run and taught workshops for 10 years along with a weekly stitch club in Lincoln.

What's included in the price?

All materials, tools and refreshments are included in the session


3 hours (9:30am to 12:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Mother's Day
  • Stag dos
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Parking provided
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
silver badge
What does this mean?
Message the tutor


Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, Nottinghamshire, LE14 3QG