Hand Embroidery 101

We regret to inform you that this event has been canceled. We are highly disappointed but know this is the socially responsible thing to do in the interest of health and respect for participants and staff. We will be updating on the other events in the Children’s Summer Activities series as we begin to fully reopen the Estate. Thank you for your continued support.


April 4, 10am to 2pm

Sarah Roberts is a self-taught hand embroidery artist and crafter who loves to share her knowledge with others. Participants will learn the basics of surface hand embroidery through the practice of stitch techniques, exploration of needlework tools, and tidbits of history that bring it all together! Sarah will discuss fabric, thread, needles, and other tools while practicing the technique for stem, back, satin, and isolated chain, and knot stitches. The workshop content is suited to beginner and experienced stitchers alike. Boxed lunches will be provided. Spaces are limited. $50 per person.

Workshop fees include supplies and refreshments. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Workshop registration for members opens January 13. Workshop registration for non-members opens January 20. Call 706-882-3242 or email hmerciers@hillsanddales.org to register. Annual members receive a 20% discount.