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!
Materials and tools used in this class
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This class has 8 sessions (1h 14m)
In this class preview, you will meet Charlie, and she will give you an overview of what she will be teaching you.
What supplies do you need for embroidery? Charlie will show you each one and go over all the different options!
The most important part of the embroidery is getting your fabric properly tightened in a hoop.
The next step is to split your floss, thread your needle, and tie locking knots on both ends.
Learn how to stitch Backstitch, Satin Stitch, Lazy Daisies, and French Knots!
In this video, Charlie will teach you how to make your own embroidery design!
Use the four stitches you just learned to create a beautiful embroidery piece of your own.
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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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.