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An embroidery project

Embroidery- An Introduction to Creative Embroidery

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Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre, Sevenoaks
Level 1
10:00 - 12:00
6 weeks

This course will be held at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre.
This course will introduce you to embroidery, starting with traditional embroidery stitching slowly progressing into creative free style embroidery techniques drawing an inspiration from nature. Experimenting with yarns, fabrics and colours, creating shapes and textures.
By the end of the course students will be able to
Use various types of traditional embroidery stitches.
know how to use them to create unique designs and highly textured surfaces.
Be able to create botanical designs using mixed techniques of printing, painting and embroidery.
Achieve translucent and airy design by choosing right materials and techniques.

Some homework [optional] may be needed to complete the project by the end of this course

How will I be taught?

This course will be taught using a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, instruction, one to one guidance, and group discussions.
Your tutor will encourage and advise on a 1-1 basis where necessary, however be aware that students will be working on different individual projects.

What do I need to bring with me?

A basic sewing kit to include small scissors, hand and embroidery needles, seam ripper, tape measure, pins, threads, ruler, notebook, pencil and rubber, an embroidery hoop.
The tutor will contact before the first lesson with further instructions.

What can I do next?

Further sewing/textile courses to develop skills further

What do I need to join the course

This course is for beginners or those with little experience, all are welcome and everyone will be encouraged to achieve their full potential working on a project suitable for their previous experience.

Please let us know if you require special learning support to enable you to take part in the course. Please note as with all our craft courses, good manual dexterity is needed

Getting to your course

Find us

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SEV/124207/M/LC.