Teaching is Lorna Bateman's passion, and she has a long career in teaching and designing embroidery. She has taught 3-dimensional and textured hand embroidery for 26 years and has been designing kits for the past 15 years.
Lorna's teaching has taken her to France, Russia, South Africa and throughout the U.K. She appears on the British craft channel, Hochanda, where she teaches embroidery stitches from her designs. In her classes, Lorna is praised for the personalized attention she gives to each student and enjoys helping beginners learn embroidery stitches and techniques.
Lorna’s first book will be published in 2018. She has been featured in American and international magazines including Stitch, Australian Inspirations, Sewing World, Prima, Lena Rudodelie (Russia) and Vse o rukodelii (Ukraine), among others.
Born in South Africa, Lorna moved to the U.K. in 1999. This will be her first time teaching in the United States.
To view some of her designs, visit her website: www.LornaBatemanEmbroidery.com/.