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Hand embroidery for beginners in Exeter

Duration: 5 hours (10am-3pm)

Price: £40

Run by: Rosie
at Rosie Wright Embroidery

Countess Wear Village Hall
28 School Lane

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About the Course

Have you always wanted to learn the art of embroidery but have never been sure where to start?

In this workshop, I will teach you how to set up a hoop, transfer designs onto fabric and what the best materials to use for hand embroidery are.

You will learn some basic embroidery stitches on a 'sampler' which you can refer back to when stitching. We will play with scale, colour and shape to create different patterns using these stitches.

I will then show you how to use these skills to embroider a finished design of your choice onto a hoop, or you can choose from templates provided, the choice is yours!

To end, you will learn how to finish off the back of an embroidery hoop and ideas to design future pieces of embroidered hoop art.

No experience is necessary in this workshop, though if you do know a little that will be a bonus and will be more of a refresher.

Please note, beading and sequin stitching is not included in this workshop, but 'Hand embroidery with beads and sequins in Exeter' would be a great second workshop to attend to expand on this one.

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

What's included in the price?

Base fabric, a range of threads, 1x hoop per person, needles, templates and take home instructions.

Please bring your own scissors, otherwise a few will be available to share.

Do bring your own extra threads and materials if you wish to use anything in particular!

Tea and coffee will be available as well as a small selection of cakes. Please bring your own lunch if you wish.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly