Beginner's Guide to Cross Stitch WEA Sydney

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$86 $69 Limited inc GST / $77

Beginner's Guide to Cross Stitch

<p>Out of all the crafts, cross stitch is not only one of the easiest to learn but it also has numerous benefits on the body and mind. Even a small motif can offer hours of mental stimulation, keeping

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Out of all the crafts, cross stitch is not only one of the easiest to learn but it also has numerous benefits on the body and mind. Even a small motif can offer hours of mental stimulation, keeping the mind focused on the simple stitches and subsequently reducing stress and anxiety. It also keeps the fingers and arms mobile without being too physically strenuous or taxing. Ideal for beginners or those seeking to refresh their knowledge.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

Students will be required to purchase a cross stitch kit that includes fabric with a printed motif, embroidery floss and embroidery needle (can be found at Kmart, Target, Spotlight, Lincraft and Amazon).

  • Splitting embroidery floss for the right thickness and threading an embroidery needle
  • The basics of the cross stitch
  • How to follow a cross stitch design and colour chart
  • Techniques for working in large blocks of colour and smaller sections or lines
  • Keeping the back of the work neat and tidy

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Know how to make and implement the cross stitch
  2. Follow a cross stitch design and colour chart

Mia Tsikrikas

BA (Hons), MTeach
Mia Tsikrikas, (Master of Teaching, BA (Honours Class I)), has taught English Literature for the past six years and has been at the WEA since mid-2022. She majored in eighteenth-century...