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Introduction to Embroidery

This is an Introductory embroidery course with an emphasis on stitches and techniques - no experience is required. It introduces students to a wide variety of techniques and their historical context. 

Duration 2 years 
Attendance 9 meetings from February to October usually first Saturday of each month
Enrolments due by 1 December for the February intake
Class Times 9.30am to 3.15pm, with a 45 minute lunch break  
Fees Standard:  $950 each year       Members: $800 each year
Fees due by Fees may be paid in instalments (please enquire for arrangements).
Fees must be finalised before the first lesson of the y
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Note: course will only run if there is sufficient interest, however if a large number of enrolments then the course may run in 2 intakes: February and July.

Course Topics:

Surface Stitchery, Finishing Techniques, Canvaswork, Fine Needlework, Colour and Design, Counted Thread,  Metal Thread Embroidery, Drawn Thread, Applique, English Piecing and Pulled Thread work.

Students will be required to develop a resource folder that includes:
  • an introduction and history of each technique
  • examination of the fabric and threads used for each technique
  • a series of worked samplers, devised by the tutor to give an understanding of each technique
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to students who successfully complete the full course within the set period of the course.

Email: info@embroiderersguildnsw.org.au  for more information 

Enrol in this Course

For more information or to enrol in this course, 
contact the Embroiderers' Guild NSW.