World embroidery workshop - Vietnamese embroidery, Ilkley

World embroidery workshop - Vietnamese embroidery, Ilkley


Stitch a bookmark using the motifs and embroidery from Vietnam. Choose designs from the Vietnamese textiles and learn how to do chain-stitch, cross stitch, back stitch and French-knots. Learn about our tutor, textile designer Helen Barnes’ travels in Northern Vietnam and the girls she met there.

In our World Heritage Series, Helen takes us with her on her world tour of embroidery, as she teaches the skills she brought back. Others in the series include Kantha embroidery from West Bengal and Bangladesh, Shisha mirror work from India & Pakistan & Japanese Sashiko work – see 'More from this Maker' for details and booking.

Level: suitable for beginners and above.

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?

Classes are individually priced & include the tools to use in class and all materials, unless otherwise indicated.


Tanya Ventress at Duttons for Buttons
Mrs Duttons Wondrous Workshops
3 Church Street
West Yorkshire
LS29 9DR

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners

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