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Modern Free-Form Embroidery

Course Overview

Learn to embroider jeans, knitting, and anything else in need of embellishment! We’ll cover all the basic stitches needed in this course, focusing on free-form embroidery with thread and wool yarn. We’ll be inspired by traditional styles from Scandinavia, Japan, and beyond. We’ll sample different techniques and materials, and cover tips for planning and transferring designs. Come prepared to experiment, have fun, and begin to develop your own personal embroidery style. Expect to leave with plenty of ideas and techniques to help add unique & decorative stitching to any subsequent project.


Fri, Aug 23rd, 2019

Course Details

Length: ½ Day
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: 9am-12pm
Intergenerational age: 12+
Registration Cost: $70.00
Includes materials fee of $15.00

Required Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

All required tools/materials are provided by your instructor and North House and will be available once the course begins.

Optional Tools

  • Small sewing tools (scissors, thimble, etc.) if you already have them (I will also have some for you to use in class)
  • Any garment or textile you would like to add embroidery to
  • Any yarns or threads you would like to incorporate into your stitching
  • Anything that inspires a design you would like to embroider: photos, materials from nature, words, etc.

More Information

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.