This course has concessions available

Hand Embroidery: Absolute Beginners

Learn some simple stitches and the techniques you need to complete your own embroidery projects.

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Who is this course for

Absolute beginners, so you can learn your lazy daisy from your herringbone and your running stitch from your satin stitch. Or even, learn how to thread a needle and not panic if you get into a tangle.

What does this course cover

Start with the very basics of embroidery and let's see how far we can get in 12 sessions.

What will it be like

Tutor demonstrations and simple projects, where you learn the stitches and put them into practice.

What else do you need to buy or do

Basic materials are provided, tutor will advise if students wish to invest in their own equipment.

What this course could lead to

Other embroidery and textiles courses are available at the Mary Ward Centre, you tutor will advise as to your next steps.

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This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria

Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

Why come to Mary Ward Centre?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’