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Foundations of Embroidery
Feb 11

Foundations of Embroidery

by Embroiderers Guild of Western Australia
Registrations Closed
Start Date
11-Feb-2024 9:30 am
End Date
30-Jun-2024 12:30 pm
(UTC+08:00) Australia/Perth

Registrations Are Closed

Foundations of Embroidery

Class fee: $300.00

Thinking about your stitching journey and where you might like it to lead you? Have you considered partaking of some classes to improve and deepen your understanding of embroidery and some of the possibilities available?


Participating in the Foundations classes can offer you some building blocks with which to take your understanding and techniques further along that journey.


The Embroiderers Guild is very excited to offer in 2024 the newly formatted Foundations Introduction to Embroidery classes.


Classes will be held at Curnow Knuckey in Kingsley over 10 lessons, taking place on a series of Sundays 9.30 -12.30 with the teachers Molly Clark and Rita Petters.

This presents a terrific investment in your art/pastime as well as providing an option to complete a file of techniques and samples for reference and future growth. 

The classes will run fortnightly on two Sunday mornings a month from 9.30am to 12.30pm at Curnow Knuckey. Masonic Village, Kingsley, starting in February 2024.

Foundations of Embroidery topics include:

Choices of fabric, their availability and type

Needle selection for best results

Thread choices, types and application

Stitches and their combinations

Folio Construction and presentation.

(Folio only required for students wishing to present their work for assessment as part of the certificate course).

* This module is the basic core unit for the Guild's Personal Development Program. ( It is open to all, but It is a required component for gaining a Certificate of Competence in Hand Embroidery.  Technique specialisation components will also be offered by the Guild as part of the ongoing education program.

Dates for Introduction to Embroidery are:

Sunday 11th February 2024

Sunday 25th February 2024

Sunday 10th March 2024

Sunday 24th March 2024

Sunday 7th April 2024 

Catch Up day - NO Lesson

Sunday 5th May 2024

Sunday 19th May 2024

Sunday 2nd June 2024

Sunday 16th June 2024

Sunday 30th June 2024, Final Lesson

Tutors: Molly Clark and Rita Petters

Skill Level:  Beginners to Intermediate

Some materials will be provided, other supplies will be available at a small cost

What to bring:

Needles: Crewel, Tapestry, Chenille and Straw, a mixed size pack of each.

Hoops: 1 x 4 inch and 1 x 6 inch

Threads: 2 x  Perle 8 and 2 x Perle 5, assorted colours, not white or cream

                6 x Stranded cotton, colours of your choice which work together

                Reel of machine thread for tacking

 Note book

Fine mechanical pencil

Fine blue washout marker

Small sharp scissors

Magnification and light if required

Stitch  dictionary if you have one



Registrations close  at 11:00pm.on 21st January 2024


Class/Workshops Agreement

Enrolment & Cancellation Policy

If you wish to use a Guild voucher, pay by direct deposit, or a combination of the two, please click on this link - * Alternate Payment Methods - Workshops

Event Type
Personal Development
Event Location
Masonic Lodge Village
Curnow Knuckey Hall
3a Moolanda Bvde
Kingsley WA
Contact Details
Workshop Registrar Liz Robson

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