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Fundamentals of Hand Embroidery

What you'll learn

Dive into hand embroidery with this thorough class that includes all the basic information you need to get started with this beautiful craft! Charlie will teach you how to choose your materials, from fabric to hoop, how to cut and frame your fabric, and how to thread and knot your needle. Once you are ready to embroider, she will introduce four great embroidery stitches commonly used in designs: Backstitch, Satin Stitch, Lazy Daisies, and French Knots. Put your knowledge to the test by creating a hand-drawn design and stitching it together!

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Listed on Oct 20, 2021 - ID 19006373
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This class has 8 sessions (1h 14m)

Class Preview

In this class preview, you will meet Charlie, and she will give you an overview of what she will be teaching you.

Choosing Supplies

What supplies do you need for embroidery? Charlie will show you each one and go over all the different options!

Framing Your Fabric

The most important part of the embroidery is getting your fabric properly tightened in a hoop.

Thread, Needles, and Knots

The next step is to split your floss, thread your needle, and tie locking knots on both ends.

Four Basic Embroidery Stitches

Learn how to stitch Backstitch, Satin Stitch, Lazy Daisies, and French Knots!

Prepping Your Design

In this video, Charlie will teach you how to make your own embroidery design!

Putting It All Together!

Use the four stitches you just learned to create a beautiful embroidery piece of your own.

Finishing Touches

Once your stitches are all stitched, there are just a few more things to do before hanging up your artwork for display.

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Charlie N.

Hand Embroidery
  • 20 Classes

Hey there! My name is Charlie, and I am an embroidery artist and the owner of The Stitchery! I create beautiful hand-embroidered artwork, as well as samplers, patterns, and tutorials for those learning the skill themselves.

Fundamentals of Hand Embroidery