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Essential blackwork embroidery course

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About the Course

Learn the art of Blackwork Embroidery at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home.

Our Essential Blackwork Embroidery course is a great way to explore this ancient hand embroidery art for complete beginners.
Discover how to shade use varying thicknesses of thread and special stitching techniques.
You will learn about appropriate fabrics, how to transfer a design and read a blackstitch chart.

Upon enrollment, a course pack will be posted to you containing everything you need but you don't need to wait until it arrives. get started straight away with the first lessons.

Some Q&A sections at the end of each lesson block will help to reinforce your learning.

Upon completion of this course you will have the necessary skills to attempt projects on your own.

Course dates: Enroll any time
Duration: 6 months from enrollment to complete.
Tutor: Maire Curtis
Certificate: Certificate of completion on submission of final project images.

Basic skills required. No previous skill is required but you will need fairly good eye sight (or your glasses) and be able to hold a sewing needle.

Cancellation / Refund
In line with legislation pertaining to online learning, you will not be able to cancel once you have accessed the course.
You may cancel before accessing the online course.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials necessary to start and complete the course project.
Tutor support for 6 months from enrollment.

What you will need

A pair of scissors and water erasable fabric marker.


Maureen Flett at Maire Curtis Lakeland Studio

This course is taught online

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

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