Online Studio Class 62: Mushroom Advanced Box Making with Emma Broughton

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Mushroom Advanced Box Making

Make a beautiful hexagon shaped box!

Mushroom Advanced Box Making with Emma Broughton is an advanced box making course to create a beautiful hexagon shaped box complete with small pull-out drawer with gold colored handle, hidden interior compartments finished with a wonderful, embroidered lid with mushrooms and a Butterfly.

The outside of the box is covered in tea dyed calico, with silk shaded mushrooms and a Stumpwork butterfly on the lid. The interior of the box is covered with a smaller printed version of the lid embroidery design in an exclusively printed fabric. You can choose to purchase a full kit or buy a partial kit and choose your own color scheme.

The course us divided into eight lessons posted one week apart. The course will cover stitching the embroidery for the lid, the interior box construction, and the exterior box construction including the box lid.

The techniques include: Tea dyeing fabric, Silk shading, stem stitch, detached needle lace with beads, buttonhole stitch and attaching the detached wings, how to accurately measure and cut card for box making, two methods for covering card, using curved needles and how to stitch together your box pieces.

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More about Mushroom Advanced Box Making

  • Class Details

    Design size: 13.1cm by 10.5cm by 6.5 cm
    Technique: Goldwork and Box Making
    Skill level: Beginner/intermediate level to advanced, having taken beginners box making would be an advantage but not essential.
    Registration dates: Registration opens on January 3 and closes on February 7, 2024.
    Class schedule: The first lesson will be posted on April 3, 2024 and the following lessons will be posted on April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8,  May 15, and May 22, 2024.
    Number of Lessons: 8
    Class format: PDF Lessons + Videos
    Class cost: Class + Full Kit: $155 shipping to US, Canada and International locations; $150 shipping to Europe; $140 shipping to UK. Class + Partial Kit: $92 shipping to US, Canada and International locations; $88 shipping to Europe; $80 shipping to UK.
    Kit Contents and Supplies needed: Click here to see the list of kit contents and supplies needed.
    Prerequisite: Have Previously Made a Box

  • Lessons

  • About teacher Emma Broughton

    Emma Broughton is a graduate of both the Royal School of Needlework Apprenticeship (2009) and The University of the Creative Arts (2012). Specialising in hand embroidery as well as screen printing and digital fabric design.

    She is the Author of ‘Embroidered Boxes’ book published in April 2019.

    Under the name Fairy Wren Embroidery, she teaches embroidery and box making classes, and offers a wide range of embroidery kits and undertakes commissions with her unique designs. Embroidered box making is her true passion because it combines her love of embroidery with 3D construction.

  • More about our Online Studio Classes

    Visit our Online Studio page for Frequently Asked Questions and more information on how our online classes work.

    Learn more about downloading your lessons, asking questions to the teacher, posting photos of your progress, receiving class emails and more in the Online Studio Instructions page.

    Please note: Online Studio course and kit fees are non-refundable.