Class location
Turkey work
Inverted Feather Stitch
Inverted Feather Stitch
Feather stitch

What past students have said....

"Your embroidery class last Saturday was a master class full of concentration to learn a new craft warmed by your hospitality, thoughtful tutelage and the camaraderie of the group - Robyn

"I had a fabulous day! Thank you Liz for your wonderful tuition and company!" - Andrea

"It was a wonderful day!" Pippa

"I had a great day - so nice to spend time with like minded ladies - felt like I'd known you all for ages. Can't wait to do some more stitching - I'm hooked "! Fiona

"Such a wonderful day today at your embroidery workshop ! Went away much wiser, armed with a range of practical/beautiful stitches .. and a mountain of inspiration .. for my embroidery journey ahead. Thank you" !!​ Lavonny

"Thanks again for the class Liz.  I very much enjoyed it and it was a great way to spend the day". Alison

"Lovely day ... so thank you Liz for a great workshop ... really enjoyed it". Neisha

Embroidery Workshops

Classes for 2017 have finished for the year. 

2018 class timetable will be announced in February. Email me if you would like to attend.


Come and join me for a fun day of stitching - and a bit of cosy tea drinking and cake eating!

Held around the kitchen table at Muriwai Beach, Auckland  - a very relaxed and informal setting with a spectacular view of the beach.

10am - 3pm including half an hour for lunch (byo).

The Stitchsmith shop will be open for the day exclusively to class participants - lots of stuff at wholesale prices

  • needlepoint kits
  • embroidery kits
  • cross stitch kits
  • embroidery fabric and threads

In addition - selected colours of DMC floss and Appletons tapestry yarn at reduced prices.

Plus - a 10% discount if you have attended a previous Stitchsmith class.

Embroidery Class details:

The cost is $65 and includes tea and cake plus a BIG pack of supplies including:

6 x DMC stranded cotton skeins
Embroidery Hoop
Water erasable pen
Linen square
Embroidery design
Full color stitch instructions to take home.

Beginners' Class will cover:

At least eight (depending on how we go timewise) embroidery stitches
Starting and finishing your thread
Different types of stitching fabric
Stitching tips and tricks
How to transfer a pattern to fabric using several different methods
Hoop art – how to present your work

What to bring:

All you need to bring  is your lovely self, a byo lunch and a pair of small sharp scissors!.

A deposit of $35 is due on booking with the balance due on the day (deposit becomes non-refundable 4 weeks before the class commences).

Intermediate Class will cover:

Some of the more detailed stitches like Bullion Knots, Woven Pinwheels and Woven Picot Stitch. There will be an opportunity to stitch a design to fit into a Dandelyne mini hoop if desired.

Yes, I would like to attend the next Beginner Embroidery Workshop

Class location
Turkey work
Inverted Feather Stitch
Inverted Feather Stitch
Feather stitch