London Embroidery School

Hawthorne & Heaney for London Craft Week

Hawthorne & Heaney for London Craft Week

For the past 3 years, London Craft Week has become a highlight of the creative calendar with all sorts of exciting workshops, demonstrations and talks taking place across town. These celebrate the most unique and interesting craft skills London has to offer. Ranging from whisky tasting to watchmaking to weaving there is something to interest everyone. This year, our sister company Hawthorne & Heaney have been invited to take part in London Craft Week and are excited to be hosting two workshops in the studio to showcase our own skills.  In these workshops we will be teaching one of our stable skills,...


Relaunch of the Chiffon Roses Class

Relaunch of the Chiffon Roses Class

Since Spring has sprung we here at the London Embroidery School have decided to relaunch the Chiffon Roses Class. This class is perfect for learning how to create beautiful Chiffon Roses to jazz up any item of clothing.  Big, eye catching floral fabric manipulations have been seen all over fashion week over the previous years. References of this trend can be seen at Holly Fulton, Christopher Kane and Rodarte, but we think that Dolce & Gabbana took the crown with their oversized 3D roses in brilliant reds. Dolce & Gabbana Ready to Wear Fall 2016 The roses you will be...


V&A: Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London

V&A: Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London

Just as you enter the V&A from the Grand Entrance on Cromwell Road, to your left you will come to this wonderful exhibit about the life of John Lockwood Kipling, Father of the famous poet, Rudyard Kipling. It’s not all that often that you get the opportunity to see this kind of Indian heritage, but on display at this exhibition, your senses are spoilt. Historical pictures of India through the Victorian ages, fused together with Lockwood Kipling’s own illustrations, structural designs and photography of his students in Mumbai.  Exhibition entrance, courtesy of V&A This exhibition is great for those with...


Insights into Embroidery by Riddle Magazine

Insights into Embroidery by Riddle Magazine

If you've even been curious about how the world of bespoke embroidery works, then Riddle Magazine have provided a little insight into the back stage of our sister company Hawthorne & Heaney. If you would like to know more, follow the link to the blog but in the meantime here are a couple of photos to spark your curiosity...


Get your hands on some Rose Gold Bullion!

Get your hands on some Rose Gold Bullion!

Introducing our new bullion that comes in Rose Gold!! We currently have 5g in Bright check and its perfect for cutwork! Buy it here. Interested in learning how to use bullion? We have Beginners Goldwork Evening Course coming up to teach you just that!