In embroidery there are some jobs based solely on making a garment appear as if it is ancient or other jobs like replacing a damaged piece on an existing garment. In goldwork, replacing a damaged piece isn’t easy – getting the same look using a shiny new piece of goldwork is difficult. Luckily there are […]
Archives for June 2016
After the success of our Valentino Rose Class at Somerset House, last week the London Embroidery School held a private organdie rose class with Mississippi State Universities students, studying Fashion Design and Visual Merchandising. The London Embroidery school provided two tutors, Pearl and Meg, to teach this intricate technique. They both showed the students how […]
We have featured links to the work of Catherine Frere-Smith previously on the London Embroidery School Facebook and Twitter page but as her pieces were so popular we thought we would let you get to know the artist a little better! Catherine Bennett (designing under her maiden name Frere-Smith) Catherine Frere-Smith is a textile designer […]
After a little period without our super in demand Ari Hooks, they are now back in stock. You have both the wooden handle and metal handle options to choose from; so all that is left to do now is pick your tool and get beading!