16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Wed-Sun, 10am - 5pm

Masterclass in Hand Embroidery with Lucy Freeman

Masterclass in Hand Embroidery with Lucy Freeman


Time: 10.30am - 2pm

Location: The Biscuit Factory Gallery

Hosted by: Lucy Freeman



Masterclass in Hand Embroidery

Join textile artist Lucy Freeman for a masterclass in hand embroidery. You’ll learn her four easy stitches and how to use them to create beautiful floral imagery in an expressive style.

Lucy will teach you everything from the basics of threading a needle to how to create realistic shading and forms, sharing her tips and tricks for achieving intricate and beautiful results with the simplest methods.

Ticket includes all the materials: fabric, threads, floral design stencils, an embroidery hoop and needle, as well as instructional sheets and access to video tutorials so you can continue to learn more after the workshop. You get to keep all these materials to take home and finish your embroidery.

This special extended masterclass will offer extra time and space for Lucy to help you personally, whether you're a complete beginner or have had sewing experience before, she will be on hand to advise and leave you confident to embroider independently at home.

Lucy Freeman 

Lucy taught herself freestyle embroidery after struggling with the traditional techniques which felt too restrictive. She developed her own stitches and methods which are quick, expressive and easy to pick up, and has been teaching this new painterly style of embroidery at workshops and through kits across the UK for the last three years.

Further information

All participants will receive an emailed booking confirmation and a reminder email close to the event. Please check your junk or spam if you have not received this.

Payment is required upon booking. Cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the workshop date are eligible for a full refund. Within two weeks of the workshop date places can be transferred into another name nominated by the attendee, or transferred to a future date. This includes if the attendee receives a positive Covid test or instruction to isolate.

Participants are encouraged to arrive around 10-15 minutes ahead of their workshop.

There is parking on site and we have 2 free overflow car parks on Bermondsey Street and opposite at The Holy Biscuit.


Please note that we have policies in place to keep staff, workshop providers and workshop attendees safe. We continually monitor current government guidance for updates with regards to Covid-19 and ensure our workshops comply with that guidance, our current policy can be viewed here.

It is expected that participants follow legislation relating to household and support bubble mixing relevant to the date the workshop is delivered.