Hand Embroidery the Basics and Beyond!

Learn the basics, take home a project you will love



2 hours 45 mins 1 to 5

label $70 - $75 or 4 payments of $17.50 - $18.75
($75 per student when you book for 1 student, $70 for 2+ students)


In this class I will show you the easy steps to starting and creating your own hand embroidery project. We will go through all the basics and also embark on a project of your choice.

What you will walk away with from this class:
- a complete starter kit that has everything you need to start embroidering
- get started on a project of your choice to complete in your own time after the class
- an understanding of the tools and materials required
- how to find inspiration and where to begin when you first start
- a set of basic stitches you can start using on any project
- ways to learn and create embroidery art work that is easy and fun for you

If you have something in mind that you would like to begin to work on after this class, for example something you've seen on Instagram, a pattern or a gift idea, feel free to bring it along and we'll see if we can get you started on it for you straight away. I will also have lots of patterns for you to choose from.

The starter kit that comes with this class includes a 4 inch wooden embroidery hoop, fabric pieces, embroidery needles and colourful embroidery floss to take home.

The class usually goes from 2 and a half hours to 3 hours.


Knowledge Required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
Everything needed to start on your own hand embroidery project at home.
 
What to bring
Optional: an image or concept that you would like to stitch straight away
 
Location

Auburn, NSW

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

The teacher can also travel within 18km of Auburn for private classes

Your teacher
Mabel Li
Mabel Li

3+ years in hand embroidery experience

5.0 (2)

Mabel is a self taught hand embroidery artist. When you take this class you will not be learning from an expert but someone who simply fell in love with this craft and can show you how YOU are capable of making just about anything with the most basic of stitches and knowledge on embroidery. You will be shown all the basics from the ground up and build your confidence as an amateur. Her lessons are engaging, step-by-step and filled with easy to follow tips so that you will feel like you can tackle any projects in no time.

Verified reviews
5

• Oct 2019


Mabel is a lovely teacher! The class was so much fun and interactive! It included different sewing techniques and I was able to design my own thing. She taught patiently even though I kept failing to do the french knots. If Mabel is going to open a regular class, I will definitely join it! Love it!!

Hand Embroidery the Basics and Beyond! review by Yueh-Hsin Lin Sydney
5

• Sep 2019


Mabel was so welcoming and kind! We sat by a beautiful garden window where there was a table with all the equipment we needed including our little ‘starter kits’. Mabel walked us through the art of embroidery with extreme detail and patience; she explained what materials you need, where to find them, what they were, how to use them and what to look for in good quality materials. We were then shown how to start a stitch, basic stitches, how to tie them off, how to blend them together, how to design your own pictures and had time at the end to make our own. When we finished up we got to take our starter kits home which had all the basic materials in it so we could go away and add to it. I got so much more out of this class than I was expecting too, I feel like I really learnt something and was given the basic skills and knowledge needed to continue the craft myself, the sort of explanation and knowledge you can’t get from YouTube videos. So yes, value for money was amazing for so much knowledge, one on one time, and materials to take home! If Mabel was to do a ‘embroidery class for people with a beginners knowledge’ I would definitely go back again. Highly recommended!
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