Turkey work
Class location
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

2017 Workshops

Beginner's Embroidery Workshop - Saturday 28 October 2017

Intermediate Embroidery Workshop - Saturday 25 November 2017 (last class for the year!)


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  - 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 embroidery workshop

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