Course overview

Do you have basic hand embroidery skills, but would like more confidence to use them in the creation of your own decorative designs? During this online course you will learn how to design a basic floral wreath using summer flowers as inspiration, learn several new stitches and apply them to your design. The course is great for beginners and improvers who would like to increase their knowledge of hand embroidery and mix up basic and intermediate stitch techniques. You will have the opportunity create your design for the summer floral wreath and apply the embroidery stitches you will be learning during the course.

Course description

This course has been designed to help beginners with a basic knowledge of hand embroidery to increase their stitch library and for intermediate stitchers who would like to learn the process of creating their own designs.

The sessions will begin with the focus being on basic design skills for hand embroidery and the introduction of themes such as space and balance when creating a design.

You will also learn how to transfer the design created to fabric and use colours to create a theme with embroidery threads, giving you the skills to make a design that is within the course theme but is still personalised.

As the course progresses, there will be a number of different stitches to learn each week and apply to the design you have created.

During this course you will have the opportunity to produce basic stitch combinations to add texture and form to hand embroidery and you will learn how to use embroidery tools and threads in the best way to create good outcomes.

Do come and join us as we make an embroidered sampler or Tote bag with an embroidered Summer Floral Wreath design; you will also develop the knowledge to create your own basic wreath design.

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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