Beginners Goldwork Evening Course
Next Course Dates: Wednesday 8th and 22nd November and 6th December 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: The London Embroidery School, Hawthorne & Heaney Studio, 14 Rathbone Place, W1T 1HT
This course takes you through 4 gold work techniques and two raising techniques.
Week 1: This class will show you how to prepare your artwork for gold work embroidery with the traditional prick and pounce technique. After this preparation you will be shown edging stitches with Pearle Purl and be filling this area with bright check chips.
Week 2: This week will teach you your first raising technique, “Pad Raising”. After edging your area (which you will of course mastered by now :)!) you will cover this pad raising with “couched” Japanese threads.
Week 3: The final week will teach you the most difficult of the techniques Bump Raisings and cut work. After preparing and edging your area you will be taught how to fill the area with graduated bump raising and then instructed in cutwork.
This purchase is made with equipment (clamp frame, mellor and wax) that you can take home after the class. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance. Courses are non refundable.