Exhibits & Events - Workshops - AC_BH - Hand Embroidery for Beginners - Teen/Adult

This workshop will cover the basic sewing techniques used in hand embroidery.

Participants will learn how to choose the right threads, needles and fabrics for their projects. Five basic stitches, running stitch, chain stitch, feather stitch, satin stitch and the French knot will be taught. A small hoop project will be provided to practice the stitches.

Written instructions supported by drawings will also be provided.

A kit of tools and materials for lessons will be available at an additional cost of $25.00.

The Kit is optional, but you must arrive at class with the following items that are contained in the kit:

embroidery hoop
½ yard of unbleached muslin
Packet of needles
Needle threader
Three colours of embroidery thread

*SSAC reserves the right to cancel any class due to low enrolment. Minimum attendance for this class is 5 participants.

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All current government Covid-19 Protocols will be in place including the following:
- prescreening of guests/users upon arrival
- frequent cleaning
- face mask requirement
- small group size


Workhsop & Materials Kit [$40 + $25]: $65.00 CAD
Workshop Only [No Kit]: $40.00 CAD


Tue Nov 30, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Barbara Hilts

Barbara Hilts

Textiles have always intrigued me. Its unlimited attributes can be altered into other forms, with a stitch, a cut or a little heat. It is a forgiving medium and I enjoy exploring its endless investigations which only textiles allows.

is an important element in my work, emphasizing the sculptured surface.
It is an intuitive form of expression for me and I am always fascinated with its effects on both the cloth and thread.

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