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About Maire Curtis Bespoke Embroidery

Bespoke embroidery and Irish Lace.  Embroidery workshops and tuition. Maire is a master hand embroiderer with over 25 years experience, embroidering bridal gowns, veils and stage costume among others.  She lectures for her own workshops and as guest tutor for experience groups. She also hand crafts silk flowers using Japanese Somebana and french Millinery techniques.  These are used by coture bridal and evening gown designers around the world.

Further Info

Specialised in
Fine hand embroidery including Irish Lace and Goldwork.
Open to the Public?
Provides Course / Training
Available for Craft Fairs
Available - please ask about pricing


Maire Curtis Bespoke Embroidery
High Buildings, Warwick Bridge

Workshops and Courses

Maire Curtis Bespoke Embroidery offer a range of hand embroidery courses for all ages and abilities.

Courses and workshops for 2 -8 attendees are held at Fun2Do, Scotch Street, Carlisle.
Our stitching retreats are held at The Hundith Hill Hotel, Lorton, Cumbria (Accommodation available)

We provide tailored courses for organisations and groups and tutor at Craft Sanctuary Stitching Retreats.

Our workshop programme covers a wide selection of hand embroidery skills including Goldwork, Crewel work and Irish Lace.
For those who would rather study at their own pace or who may not be able to attend our workshops, these courses are now available as distance learning courses.

All students on courses receive a certificate and all courses except the Craft Sanctuary retreats can be booked online via our secure PayPal payments system.