The Farms: Beginning Embroidery

This course has reached capacity. Please go through the registration process to be added to the waitlist.

Experience Level: Beginner

Learn the basics of embroidery, from threading a needle, employing the stitches learned, and making a creation look good. Stitches taught will include a backstitch, satin stitch and cross stitch. French knots and daisy or petal stitches may also be taught as time allows.

A sampler using the stitches learned will be started in the class.

Judy Lachman will lead the classes, which will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 13, 20 and 27 in The Studio.

$50/person* total for all three classes. Register here by Sept. 8. Registration fees include all materials. All sales are final.

*Open to all ages; those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you will need disability-related accommodations to participate, please email

About the instructor

Judy Lachman began embroidering as a child. She has made samplers, both free-hand and following a printed pattern.

Lachman has always enjoyed ‘needle arts’ and has taught groups and individuals to embroider in a variety of settings. As a retired teacher, she knows how to break down a complex task into easy steps and to explain the procedure well.

About The Farms

The Farms: An Allerton Folk School, offers classes, workshops, and gatherings focusing on art, wellness, outdoor education, storytelling, and scienceAll experiences value hands-on, experiential teaching and learning, and are facilitated by and for the members of the community.

See the complete fall session schedule here.


Sep 13 2023


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 13 2023
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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