Welcome to Peacock & Fig's stitching classes! I'm Dana Batho, cross stitch and hand embroidery designer of Peacock & Fig, and I can't wait to help you level up your stitching skills! If you’re a new stitcher you’ll learn how relaxing it is to have a needle and thread in your hand, and you'll get lots of helpful tips and tricks based on my years of designing and teaching stitching to millions of happy stitchers. These classes are hosted on Skillshare, see below for more details. All the classes include a free PDF pattern to work from, as well as lots of stitchy resources. As more classes are created, they'll be added to this page. Happy stitching!




Hand embroidery fundamentals floral monogram hoop

Learn the fundamentals of hand embroidery such as the basic materials you'll need, how to transfer your design to your fabric, and how to stitch up and finish your floral monogram hoop. I will teach you three basic hand embroidery stitches so you can create a gorgeous little project for yourself or to gift to a loved one. The skills you will learn in this class are important because they will give you a strong foundation for getting started with hand embroidery.




Cross stitch fundamentals stitching class

Ever wanted to learn how to cross stitch in one easy class, without bouncing around to a bunch of different individual tutorials? This class will teach you how to stitch up this lovely cross stitch "Love" hoop. You'll learn fundamental skills such as selecting your materials, preparing to stitch and how to read your pattern. You'll also learn three methods to anchor your floss, how to make the basic cross stitch, and tips and tricks along the way. 




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What is Skillshare?

Skillshare has over 20,000 amazing classes on it, and many of them are creative classes (knitting, stitching, crochet, painting, drawing, etc). If you aren’t already a Skillshare member, you can get 2 months for FREE through my links! Woohoo! If you aren’t hooked on Skillshare after you take my classes, you can always cancel your membership before the 2 months is up. But trust me, you will love it, I've taken some amazing classes on Skillshare myself. I hope you enjoy the classes!! 💙


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