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:
-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
-Continue where you left off
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.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All materials, tools and refreshments are included in the session
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.
3 hours (9:30am to 12:30pm)