Introduction to Hand Embroideryceres2023-07-20T11:55:31+10:00
Introduction to Hand Embroidery
Unleash your creativity and decorate your life with the art of hand embroidery.
This beginner-level introduction to hand embroidery workshop gives you all the introductory skills to be stitching your own designs in no time.
During the workshop you will be working on a simple embroidery sampler design created for the workshop, or you can create your own design if you prefer. Running for five hours, the workshop covers the basics of embroidery, including a great variety of hand embroidery stitches and techniques. There’ll also be samples and images of embroidery on textiles for you to study and be inspired by.
How to prepare your fabric and embroidery thread
How to transfer a design onto your fabric
Key surface stitches, including stem stitch, chain stitch, buttonhole stitch, satin stitch, couching, French knots and spider wheels
How to ‘play’ with stitches – we’ll learn to create a petal stitch by combining a stem stitch and chain stitch, use a satin stitch for shading and how to start creating your own motifs
Sat 29th Apr or
10am – 3pm
Sat 23rd of Sep
10am – 3pm
CERES Brunswick, corner of Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Victoria
Brunswick-based textile artist Tamara Russell specialises in free machine embroidery, hand stitching and mending.
In addition to running workshops, Tamara interprets her surroundings through the medium of embroidery. Her embroidery works combine light, colour, shape and texture to recreate images that inspire her. She is a painter using thread, an artist painting with a needle. Find out more at Karhina.com.