Botanical Leaf Embroidery
Intermediate | 1 hour 35 min
Learn different ways to stitch leaves and combine them together into beautiful bouquets of embroidery in this contemporary botanical design class. Lauren of Lark Rising Embroidery demonstrates how to transfer designs onto fabric, then how to combine straight stitching with satin stitches and the herringbone leaf stitch to create textural designs. The included pattern prettily illustrates the elegance achievable with very simple satin stitches. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Class PDF with tracing template, color guide, and section guide
  • Embroidery thread (floss) - Lauren uses DMC brand. See color guide for advice choosing your 3 shades
  • 5" hoop
  • An 8" square piece of fabric (premium weight cotton)
  • Size 5 embroidery needle
  • Size 22 embroidery needle
  • Fabric scissors
  • Snips
  • Light box (Lauren uses a Cricut light pad) or trace design using a window in your home
  • Pilot Frixion erasable ballpoint pen (erasable with a heat gun, embossing heat tool, or hair dryer)
Learn how to:
  • Transfer a design for embroidery 
  • Embroider a satin stitch
  • Embroider a herringbone leaf stitch
  • Embroider a straight stitch
  • Embroider a stem stitch
  • Embroider all the way to the edge of a hoop

What you'll get:
  • Easy-to-follow video lessons on how to make a Lark Rising botanical leaf embroidery 
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by artist Lauren Holton of Lark Rising Embroidery 
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Class PDF
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Class Reviews
154 users recommended this class to a friend
ShirleyA. Tomany
Laura provides some great tips to make your embroidery look smooth and professional. This is a very good introduction to the stitching world!
January 29
Celeste Swanson
Great class! Easy to follow!
January 9, 2023
Suzanne Lammi
Very clear instruction. Pleasant teaching style.
More than 3 months ago