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Introduction to Hand Embroidery — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect for any beginner who is interested in developing their Hand Embroidery skills.

This short course will introduce you to hand embroidery.

The course will cover:

  • Preparing your fabric and embroidery thread
  • Transferring a design onto your fabric
  • Key surface stitches, including stem stitch, chain stitch, buttonhole stitch, satin stitch, couching, French knots and spider wheels

By the end of the six week course you will produce your own design in an embroidery ring to take home.

You can expect a friendly and inclusive atmosphere with excellent tutor teaching. You will gain new knowledge and skills in sewing and have opportunities to develop your creativity.

You can view the fantastic creative works of our students on our Creative Showcase website below.

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How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Stoney Street

Start: Friday 21st April 2023

End: Friday 26th May 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £48.75

Course code: C044556 / Q044557


College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

None, but you must be aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

No formal assessment.


You can continue onto further adult courses in Fashion and Textiles.