Freehand machine embroidery at The Viking Loom, York

Firstly we learn how to use this foot - the one you have probably had with your machine since the year dot !


Explore and experiment with freehand sewing with Fran . This workshop will teach you to use your machine in a totally different way, stitching in any direction. Learn how to set up your machine, prepare your fabrics, work with stabilisers, and how to create images, patterns and textures.

Come to us to learn, to refresh your skills or to have help developing your own projects. Fran is a hugely experienced textile tutor and artist in her own right .She makes this creative world very easy to enter! Come and enjoy these mornings with us.

You will need to bring your sewing machine, spring loaded freehand embroidery/quilting/ darning foot plus your usual sewing kit.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Starter fabric pack for freehand machine embroidery including solufleece , stitch and tear, calico


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Wigginton Lodge
Wigginton Road
North Yorkshire
YO32 2RH

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


3 hours (10:01am to 1:01pm)

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