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Introduction to embroidery distance masterclass

Comprehensive course covers everything you need to know to start hand embroidery


Study our Introduction to Embroidery masterclass at your own pace via distance learning.

Our Introduction to Embroidery masterclass is a great way to explore this wonderful art for complete beginners.
You will learn about appropriate fabrics, how to transfer your design and frame up your piece ready for sewing.

Learn the professional way to execute a range of essential stitches which will give you a good foundation for most techniques and allow you to create pieces on your own.

Discover the difference between the many types of embroidery thread available and their application.

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

Delegates will receive a certificate of achievement upon submission of images of the completed project.

Course dates: Join any time (Kit is sent via Royal Mail, so please allow 2-5 working days).
Venue: In the comfort of your own home.
Time: Approx 8 hours but there really is no limit.
Places available: Unlimited.
Tutor Contact: Via e.mail

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
Please see the Craft terms and conditions.
In line with distance selling regulations you may change your mind. If the package has been dispatched you will be responsible for returning the unopened kit.

Damage or Omissions
If your package or an item in it has been damaged in the post, please contact us within three days of receipt.
Your kit is carefully hand packed by your tutor, checked and double checked, but if we have missed anything, then just let us know.

Allergy Advice
Our embroidery kits are packed in our studio which does use natural animal fibres.

All items in the UK are shipped free of charge via Royal Mail 2nd Class and may be upgradable to 1st class.

Parcels valued over £20.00 have to be sent via the signed for service unless requested otherwise at the buyers own risk.
In all cases we obtain proof of posting.

Shipping to Europe and the rest of the world will be via the Royal Mail International Tracked service.
Delivery times are detailed on the Royal Mail website.

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?

What's included?

*Fabric, wooden embroidery hoop, binding tape and thread.
*Spiral bound, lay flat course booklet (English text), designs and tracing paper.
*All threads necessary to complete the project. (These will be Madeira or DMC).
*Needle book containing the appropriate high quality John James needles and needle threader.
*Our Maire Curtis mini prick and pounce kit.
*Complimentary embroidery designs.
All presented in a box which you can use to keep your work clean as you stitch.
(Image shows our goldwork course boxed).

Access to your highly experienced tutor via e.mail for six months after purchase of the course.
Access to our Facebook working group.
(We make every attempt to answer e.mails the same day).

What you will need

What is not included?
Scissors, Fabric marker or coloured pencil (we suggest a water soluble fabric marker).


Maureen Flett at Maire Curtis Lakeland Studio
5 High Buildings
Warwick Bridge
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Suitable for

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

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