Hand Embroidery Basics

Screen Shot 2016-01-01 at 9.39.07 PMIn this introductory workshop, students will learn how to transfer an image onto fabric (we use Sublime Stitching transfers!) to do basic hand embroidery stitches. They will also get a chance to explore the variations of simple stitches which can be used to embellish the desired image or create a simple piece of embroidered art. The 3 hour workshop will focus on giving students with confidence to do hand embroidery and use it in creative, unexpected ways!

***Embroidery hoop, iron-on transfer, needle, 1 skein of floss and fabric will all be provided for this class.  If you would like to bring in your own fabrics or embroidery floss, please feel free! The class fee for Hand Embroidery Basics is $55~+HST***

Stitches Taught:

Chain stitch and variations
Blanket stitch and variations
Chevron stitch
Feather stitch
Back stitch
French knots

Materials Provided:

Medium weight white cotton
1 Skein of Embroidery Floss
Needle (Compatible with embroidery threads).
8″ Embroidery Hoop, to stretch the fabric

***Workshop registration fees are non-refundable. If you need to cancel you workshop, you can use your credit towards a different workshop date or towards materials from our retail space. There is a $35~ fee for workshops cancelled or changed with less than 7 days notice from your registered date.

Hand Embroidery Basics (Downstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Sunday, May 28th 2017 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Sunday May 28, 2017

Available Spaces: 0

Hand Embroidery Basics (Upstairs Studio-Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Friday, June 16th 2017 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.  Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Friday June 16, 2017

Available Spaces: 4

Hand Embroidery Basics (Downstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Saturday, July 22nd 2017 from 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Saturday July 22, 2017

Available Spaces: 5

Hand Embroidery Basics (Upstairs Studio-Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Friday, July 28th 2017 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. This workshop will take place outdoors in the Make Den's Garden. Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Friday July 28, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Hand Embroidery Basics (Upstairs Studio-Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Saturday, July 29th 2017 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. This workshop will take place outdoors in the Make Den's garden. Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Saturday July 29, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Hand Embroidery Basics (Upstairs Studio-Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Friday, August 25th 2017 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. This workshop will take place outdoors in the Make Den's Garden. Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Friday August 25, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Hand Embroidery Basics (Downstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Sunday, August 27th 2017 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Sunday August 27, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Hand Embroidery Basics (Upstairs Studio-Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Friday, October 27th 2017 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. This workshop will feature Hallowe'en themed embroidery. Feel free to come in costume! Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Friday October 27, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Hand Embroidery Basics (Upstairs Studio-Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Friday, November 10th 2017 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.  Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Friday November 10, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Hand Embroidery Basics (Upstairs Studio-Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on Friday, December 8th 2017 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. This workshop will feature seasonal Christmas themed embroidery. Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Friday December 8, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Hand Embroidery Basics (Upstairs Studio-Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on  Sunday, December 10th 2017 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Sunday December 10, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Hand Embroidery Basics (Upstairs Studio-Bloordale)

This 3 hr workshop takes place on  Tuesday, December 19th 2017 from 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm.  Click here for full class description.

Price: C$55.00

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017

Available Spaces: 6