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Waterlily: Couture Hand Bead Embroidery

3-dimensional Sequin Flower
Tutor Karen Torrisi

 Wed 9 January and Wed 16 January  2019  10.00am to 3.30pm  

Venue 76 Queen St Concord West 
Fees Members $170    Non-Members $205
Fees due by  Thu 30 November 2018

The art of French Couture Hand Bead Embroidery is stunning and is for everyone. 

This project combines shadow quilting and dimensional hand beading together creating a flower with 3 dimensional petals that glitter beautifully. Your finished piece is a graceful light and dark pink waterlily. If you can sew on a button you can sew on a bead!

Some of the techniques covered in this class will be: 

  • Creating leaves using bugle beads, sequins using whip stitching and back stitching and finishing each petal individually.
  • Learn the technique of shadow quilting to make the base of the flower
  • Creating a bud for the centre of the flower.
  • Attaching all the petals to the flower in a 3-dimensional way.

This project can be framed or appliqued to an accessory.


Skill Level: Beginners & Enthusiasts.

Kit:  $100

Enrol in this Class
You can book a place in this class by
contacting the Embroiderers' Guild NSW.

Some classes will have an additional charge for kits - please enquire at the time of booking.

All class bookings are subject to the
Guild's Workshop Policy.