Basic Embroidery


Learn about the history and use of spot samplers, and then make your own as you practice basic stitches including: seed, running, back, stem, split, chain, lazy daisy, cross, satin, and french knots. Explore different techniques for transferring designs and securing threads on the back of your work. Limit 8 students

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All Levels



1/4 yard linen material (not aida cross-stitch material)

Cotton embroidery floss in your choice of colors (app. 7 skeins will do)

Embroidery hoop (3-8" will work best)


Small embroidery scissors/snips


Pick these up at JP Knit & Stitch with your Eliot School student discount or at Joann's, Micheals, Gather Here, etc

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

Fall 2017

Section 1: Saturday, 11am–3pm
1F: Sept 30, 2017
Instructor: Kate Herron


Winter 2018

Section 1: Saturday, 11am–3pm
1W: Feb 24, 2018
Instructor: Kate Herron


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