Embroidery for Beginners

No Skills Required
June 22, 2024 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm View in Your Timezone

Learn about the addictive, meditative art of surface embroidery. Students will learn about basic supplies and how to prepare their hoop and thread before stitching. The provided pattern is designed to introduce students to several stitches that produce different lines and textures, such as basic stitch, backstitch, satin stitch, and more. The pattern also leaves space for a little creative freedom. At the end, learn how to finish your hoop so that it can be displayed without a frame.


All of our online workshops are recorded and, with purchase of the seat in the class, you have access to the recording(s) between workshop sessions as well as for 45 days after the workshop ends.

Meet the Instructor

Heather Kerley

Heather Kerley is a mixed media and fiber artist living in the Washington DC area. Her artistic practice is centered around the tradition of surface embroidery ranging from the realistic to the abstract. As a fiber artist committed to sustainability, she uses found and upcycled materials in much of her work which inspires creative improvisation…


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