Saturday 15th September | 10.00am to 4.00pm
Join us for a lovely relaxing full day’s workshop learning the art of embroidery. Perfect for absolute beginners, our expert tutor Michaela will guide you step by step, teaching traditional stitches and techniques.
This workshop will open your eyes to the possibilities and uses of embroidery and show you how to personalise and showcase your newly creative skill. Spend a day learning something new and enjoy some ‘me time’.
A vintage inspired floral hoop will make a pretty addition to your home or a perfect personalised gift. During this full day’s class you will learn some simple but effective hand embroidery stitches, such as stem stitch, fishbone stitch, lazy daisy stitch and woven wheel stitch.
All materials, tools, 2 course lunch served with a glass of local wine and refreshments are included and by the end of your session you will have mastered the basics, been inspired and have completed a wonderful embroidered picture, just like the image above. Perfect for beginners or people with experience who would like to spend time with like -minded people.
Outline of morning
10.00 am Welcome with refreshments and meet your tutor Michaela.
Introduction to materials and tools.
Select colours and learn the stiches
11.00 am Refreshments
Continue where you left off
12.30 pm 2 course homemade lunch served with a glass of wine from the vineyard
1.30pm Pick up where you left off
3.00pm Refreshment break
4.00pm Home time
You will finish your session having completed a lovely embroidered image perfect to expand on, frame as a picture or use to add embellishment to another item, such as a bag, cushion or jacket.
Please note – all materials, tools, 2 course homemade lunch served with a glass of local wine and refreshments are provided, you can even take your hoop home with you to use in the future. Nothing to remember to bring, just yourself, it couldn’t be easier! So book now.
About Michaela Bere
Michaela is an exceptionally gifted and talented craftswoman whose philosophy in life is to ‘live the life you imagine’.
A Textile Artist who works mainly in Hand Embroidery and Book binding, she is drawn to hand work, using few tools and follows in the footsteps of craftsmen and women who have been before her.
A Fashion Design Graduate, she now favours hand stitching over machine and uses her hand stitching to make embroidered jewellery, hand bound books and embroidered sketches which she sells online and in shops. An excellent teacher of the craft, Michaela has run and taught workshops for 10 years along with a weekly stitch club in Lincoln.
To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 8.
For more information about this event or other Rural Antics workshops, contact Hanwell Wine Estate, firstname.lastname@example.org or 01949 81393
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Giving as a Gift?
If you would like to buy this as a gift for someone, please ensure when you place your order add in the comments box -‘gift voucher with the recipients name’. We will then email you a home-print voucher with a description of the workshop and date. Gift vouchers are fully flexible and if your recipient is not available or does not want to do this workshop we will happily move them to another date or different workshop of the same or lower price.