I began designing my own kits, forming Lorna Bateman Embroidery Designs, with the idea of introducing embroidery to beginners and encouraging them to experiment with forms of embroidery other than cross stitch, using a kit as an aid to move onto working and experimenting with their own designs. My various design ranges include my pincushion design collection, silk ribbon embroidery and stumpwork designs, amongst others. I love my pincushions, finding them an easier way to tackle a new idea on a small scale, enabling me to complete it in a relatively short period of time.
All kits are assembled in my smoke free home/studio with the help of my sister Helen and dear friend Elizabeth.
I have been teaching for the past 25 years in related fields of 3-dimensional hand embroidery and designing my own kits for the past 9 years. I love working with a variety of…
- Born on March 14
- Joined May 18, 2009