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Creative Embroidery (CE)

Creative Embroidery (CE) is a course run by Crumlin College of Further Education (CDETB), Dublin. For more information about Creative Embroidery (CE) at Crumlin College of Further Education (CDETB), please review the details below.

The Creative Embroidery course will cover a range of hand-stitches and applique techniques through demonstration, practice sampling and the application of techniques to tutor led or the student’s own embroidery projects. Students will be encouraged to explore and consider alternate ways of approaching traditional stitch techniques. Suitable for beginners or more advanced.


Participants to supply own materials. Tutor will supply hand-outs on the stitches and techniques to be covered.

Essential materials to start with

-Embroidery hoop wooden or plastic (medium size – 6 or 8 inch).

– Needles: embroidery/crewel needles (size 5 or 7) or packet of household assorted sewing needles.

– Scissors.

– Selection of embroidery threads.

– Plain weight medium cotton fabric for sampling- ½ yd approx. or scraps large enough to fit in the hoop (10” square approx). Felt would also work for sampling.


Other materials can be purchased as course progresses.


Initial material suitable for sampling- medium weight calico, cotton or linen, recycled cotton sheeting / tablecloths/clothes (shirts /dresses).



– Hickey Stores, Dublin and nationwide.

-T.W.I. International Co., 24 Mountjoy Sq. East, Dublin.

-WM Trimmings, Capel St, D1 and Fashion City, Unit 21, Ballymount, Dublin 24.

-The Fabric Counter, Brunswick Court, Unit 4, Brunswick St N, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7.

-Cloth Dublin, Westbury Mall, Dublin 2.

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Training ProviderCrumlin College of Further Education (CDETB)
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 12
Course Start Date24/01/2024
Course End Date20/03/2024
Course Duration8 weeks
Course TimeWednesday 7.00 - 9.00 pm
Course Fee€130
Phone01 4540662
Course CodeCE
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