Learn Hand Embroidery basics - a free mini course

Our video lessons will show you how to hand embroider this lovely dandelion seed head

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We have extracted a lesson from our full Learn Hand Embroidery course for you so you have everything to hand in order to work this lovely dandelion seed head embroidery. Karen will show you in the course lesson videos exactly how to transfer her design onto fabric, mount it into a hoop and then how to undertake stem stitch, split stitch, long and short stitch, fly stitch and french knots. If you'd like to go on to undertake the full Learn Hand Embroidery course with Karen, then we've also included a code to obtain a 10% reduction at the end of the lesson.

Your Instructor

Karen Quickfall
Karen Quickfall

Karen completed her City & Guilds Level 3 and Diploma in Embroidery with SST a number of years ago and has since specialized in Stumpwork, Needle Lace and Ruskin Lace – a type of embroidered lace crossing Needle Lace and Counted Thread work – indigenous to the Lake District in the north of England. Karen loves the outdoors and is a keen orienteer; attending and taking part in many of the UK events.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does a whole year sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for a full year - across any and all devices you own.
Will I need any special materials or equipment?
You'll need some stranded cotton, needle, an embroidery hoop and some ground fabric such as a medium weight cream cotton or linen. You'll also need to have a printer to print off the free pattern and instructions.

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