CONTEMPORARY EMBROIDERY WITH LUCY FREEMAN - FREE

Learn contemporary embroidery techniques with textile artist Lucy Freeman.

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Learn contemporary embroidery techniques with textile artist Lucy Freeman.

In this session you will learn how to use four simple stitches in a painterly style, to create a beautiful floral design.

Lucy Freeman recently launched her brand exclusively at John Lewis and now teaches many sessions across the UK. She even used to be a partner at John Lewis herself!

To find out more, follow her Instagram account @lucyfreeman_design

  • Level: Beginner. No other previous experience necessary.

You will need:

  • 5” Yellow Blossom Embroidery Kit. Price: £20. CLICK HERE TO BUY.
  • Kit includes: embroidery hoop, needle, pre-printed fabric, embroidery thread and instructions.
  • Scissors

Preparation before the session:

  • Prepare the fabric within your hoop according to the instructions on the basics sheet provided in the kit.
  • Read through and familiarise yourself with the basics sheet.
  • Thread your needle with three strands of lime green (threads are already cut to the correct length in the kit, so they don't need to be trimmed).
  • Ensure you purchase any relevant products and materials in advance of the event.
  • Ensure you have all your equipment, materials and assets ready to go as there is no preparation time in the workshop.

What you will learn and make in the session:

  • The basics of preparing your hoop, threading the needle, and splitting embroidery threads.
  • Lucy’s four contemporary embroidery stitches: Line, Fill, Dot and Dash stitch.
  • You will embroider a leaf and flower along with Lucy, which will cover all the skills and techniques you need to then complete your embroidery after the session.

Joining a virtual experience: Our Virtual Experiences will take place via Zoom. We’d recommend using a laptop or desktop if possible to make it easier for you to take part. One week before your Virtual Experience, we’ll send you full details on how to join.

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  • You'll need to be a My John Lewis member to book a ticket to this event. If you aren't a member, it's easy to join. Simply click here to get started.

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