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Hand embroidery classes with Yvette Stanton

Hand embroidery classes with Yvette Stanton

Yvette Stanton teaches Mountmellick, Sardinian knotted embroidery, Hardanger, merezhka, Portuguese whitework, smøyg, Frisian whitework, hvitsøm, embroidery stitch exploration and general embroidery techniques, in classes at various shops and groups around Australia. She is an accredited tutor with the Embroiderers' Guild of NSW.

Yvette's preference is for weekend workshops of 2 days. In an effort to balance her family life, her book writing and her teaching, this is what works best for her. Bookings and enquiries well in advance are advised, as she limits her teaching to fit with her family life, and her bookings usually stretch well into the next year.

My classes in Walcha are booked through Trybooking. Classes at other shops can be booked through the shop. Classes at guild groups are not always open to the general public as often they fill up quickly with group members. However, if you contact the group's class co-ordinator, you may be lucky and they may have a place for you.

Currently scheduled classes
Class calendar listing
Past classes
Student testimonials

Currently scheduled classes

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Mountmellick pomegranate biscornu  Mountmellick wildflower cushion  Smoyg Pattern Darning workshop
Mountmellick pomegranate biscornu   Mountmellick wildflower cushion   Smøyg framed panel
Frisian whitework silk sampler        
Frisian Whitework silk sampler        

Class calendar listing

29th-30th May 2021
Walcha Handmade
Mountmellick pomegranate biscornu
Mountmellick wildflower cushion

31st July-1st August 2021
Walcha Handmade
Smøyg framed panel

28th-29th August 2021
Walcha Handmade
Frisian Whitework silk sampler - SOLD OUT

9th-10th October 2021
Walcha Handmade
Details to come

27th-28th November 2021
Walcha Handmade
Frisian Whitework silk sampler

Past classes

If you're wanting to book me to teach your group or at your shop, any of the classes listed on this page can be chosen from. If you have other ideas for what you'd like me to teach, please contact me, and we can discuss your requirements.

Portuguese Whitework hand towel  Portuguese whitework embroidery panel  Portuguese whitework bookmark
Portuguese whitework hand towel   Portuguese whitework panel   Portuguese whitework bookmark
Mountmellick pomegranate oval doily   Suzani embroidered applique panel   Mountmellick honeysuckle doily class
Mountmellick pomegranate oval doily   Suzani embroidery applique panel   Mountmellick honeysuckle doily
Whitework biscornu   Portuguese Whitework ornaments   Take better photos of your needlework
Whitework biscornu   Portuguese whitework ornaments   Take better photos of your needlework
Mountmellick wildflower cushion   Portuguese whitework bookmark    Mountmellick Daisy and Forget-Me-Not Cushion
Mountmellick wildflower cushion   Portuguese whitework bookmark   Mountmellick daisy and
forget-me-not cushion
Elizabethan strawberries panel   Portuguese Whitework biscornu   Sardinian whitework hand towel
Elizabethan strawberries   Portuguese whitework biscornu   Sardinian whitework hand towel
Sardinian knotted embroidery doily   Morning meadow beginners Hardanger   Climbing rose merezhka class
Sardinian knotted embroidery petite doily   Morning meadow beginners Hardanger   Climbing rose merezhka class
Kerryn merezhka panel   Noelene merezhka panel   Sardinian knotted embroidery candle wrap
Kerryn merezhka panel   Noelene merezhka panel   Sardinian knotted embroidery candle wrap
Mountmellick honeysuckle and dogrose doily  Hardanger biscornu class
Mountmellick honeysuckle and dogrose doily   Hardanger biscornu

Student testimonials

Loved the way Yvette demonstrated the stitches in groups of 2 or 3, it made it much easier and worked so well to have that almost individual tuition. The whole workshop was very free-flowing. --Jane

Loved the workshop in total! Loved the content, the way you taught, your calm laid-back manner, your respect for each person's individual problems and speed of understanding -- the fact you were approachable every time and didn't lose patience. You are lovely inside and out, and I would do a class with you anytime! --Merrilyn

Thank you Yvette, loved the workshop: your patience for teaching us as individuals, as there was much to learn for many of us, and all of us find different things easy or hard. You respected that. I also loved having so many finished pieces to look on as a learning tool and inspiration. --Jenny

I found the class very uplifting. Whilst I had been working on Mountmellick stitches, samples etc. for a couple of months prior to the class, it took the class to really get me into the "swing" of things. Yvette had time for everyone, at our own speed of working, and there was always an encouraging word for everyone's work, even if later she made a very discreet suggestion to try some other way for doing a stitch. The confidence I gained at this course was wonderful, as I now find that I am willing to try just about any surface stitch. I can also see where learning these stitches will take me further with surface stitchery in the future -- the use of different threads and stitches which can be used to give different effects. Thanks Yvette. --Heather

Best workshop I have ever done. When are you coming back? --Julie

 

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