Lorna Bateman Embroidery stocks a large range of designer embroidery kits and patterns, along with many of the materials needed to create these beautiful designs.

Here you can shop from a curated range of Chameleon threads, silk ribbons from River Silks, pin cushions and haberdashery. We stock designs suitable for complete beginners all the way through to experienced embroiders looking for a more challenging project. We pride ourselves on our high-end quality and finish. You’ll find full kits as well as printed or digital PDF patterns.

About us

Lorna Bateman is an accomplished embroidery designer who is well known for her delightful floral work. She loves all forms of 3-dimensional, raised and textured embroidery and tries to encompass as many of these in her designs as possible. Originally from South Africa, Lorna has lived in the UK for almost 20 years where she works full time as a teacher and designer. She has recently published her first book Embroidered Country Gardens.

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Join Lorna from her home studio in Medstead, Hampshire for a day’s stitching. Or find out more about the array of retreats, stitching getaways and guild talks and workshops that Lorna provides.

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Not sure what to buy the embroiderer in your life? Our gift vouchers make the perfect present as they can be used towards workshops, kits, patterns or materials, both online and at events.