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Basic Free Motion Embroidery Workshop by Agy Textile Artist


1 Session Workshop | Total of 2.5 hours

Intermediate Free Motion Embroidery Workshop available here.

Want to break the rules when using a sewing machine? Are you longing to sew something other than a straight line? Then Free Motion Embroidery (FME) is for you!

Join this informative yet practical class run by Agy Textile Artist and you will learn:
1. How to set up a basic sewing machine for FME
2. Basic FME techniques
3. How to create a basic FME applique design

Take home your own free motion embroidered tea towel! This is a workshop where you can unleash your creativity - no need to stay within the lines! Templates will be given for the design, but feel free to bring your own.

Participants must know how to operate a sewing machine and be confident in machine sewing. For ages 12 and above.

This is an introduction to free motion embroidery technique.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to set up a basic sewing machine for FME
  • Basic FME techniques
  • How to create a basic FME applique design

Things to bring:
Feel free to bring any cotton scraps

Classes start on time, please arrive 5 minutes earlier if possible. 


  • Minimum 4 student signups.
  • This course is not SkillsFuture claimable
  • Please inform us as soon as possible if you are not able to attend your booked class.
  • If you would like a refund, our policy is:
    14 calendar days or more: Full workshop fee refund
    Less than 14 calendar days before / Day of the workshop / After the workshop: Full workshop fee forfeited

Individual & group workshops are available to book on request, please enquire. We also offer workshops not listed & can tailor them to suit your needs.

Kindly refer to our class policies before signing up.



Agatha Lee (Agy) is a textile artist interested in the interactions between people and the natural environment, and how this relationship can be improved. Her work is mostly process-based, and she works with textiles, primarily by creating textile collages incorporating her observations through stitching (hand and free motion embroidery) and marking. Her current work looks at making the unseen visible to the community, enabling them to appreciate nature. Her work has been exhibited at The Festival of Quilts (UK) and The Knitting & Stitching Show (UK).

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