Class location
Picking thread colours
Turkey work
Inverted Feather Stitch
Inverted Feather Stitch
Feather stitch

What past students have said....

"I'm so pleased I took the opportunity to join your beginners class. Your encouragement and patience was most appreciated and those delicious muffins were a hit too! A great day all round." - Leah

"Absolutely loved your class. Looking forward to coming to another. Thank you for sharing your wonderful skill, creativity and clear teaching"  - Tina

"Thanks for a great day and starting a new obsession" - Zoe

"Thanks so much for the great day Liz.  You're an excellent teacher and it was a really nice way to spend the day." - Rachel

"Thank Liz once again for an amazing class. It’s such a lovely environment to learn in and you are a very patient teaching.  I’ve come away with a lots of amazing new stitches and am so inspired with all the things I feel confident to tackle. Including my lovely new kit. Thanks "  -Delwyn

"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

Beginner's Embroidery Workshops

Embroidery Workshops:

Beginner Embroidery workshops:

Workshops have finished for 2018 - come along in 2019! Email me - I'll let you know when the 2019 dates have been set.


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.

Beginner Embroidery Workshop 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'  Workshop 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).

Yes, I would like to attend a workshop in 2019 

Class location
Picking thread colours
Turkey work
Inverted Feather Stitch
Inverted Feather Stitch
Feather stitch