Course overview

If you love hearts and want to try out new hand embroidery skills, or expand on knowledge you already have, then this course is for you. The course is a great for beginners and improvers who want to try out more modern styles of hand embroidering and mixing up basic and intermediate stitch techniques. You will have the opportunity to come up with an idea for your stitch design that will fit inside a simple heart shape outline.

Course description

This course is designed to introduce stitching with creativity and how to implement shape ideas that are contained in a basic heart outline, using Hand Embroidery. The course is suitable for beginners and improvers. During the course we will look at different ways of using stitches to create a variety of effects.

The sessions will start with a basic stitch and move on to more complex stitches from the same family. You will be able to choose whether you make your embroidered heart a riot of colour or choose just one shade of embroidery thread to work with.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

-Demonstrate a variety of simple stitches for hand embroidery.

-Demonstrate more complex stitches in your design.

-Expand your skills and gain confidence in creating your own work.

-Identify the best stitches to create different effects.

-Use the skills you have learned to move onto other textile and sewing courses.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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