Tambour 2 Day Weekend Workshop
Next Course dates: Saturday and Sunday, 26th and 27th August 2017 – 10am-4.30pm
Location: The London Embroidery School, Hawthorne & Heaney Studio, 14 Rathbone Place, W1T 1HT
Course Outline: This intensive 2 day workshop will take you on an introduction to the couture skill of tambour and through to some of the more professional applications of the technique.
Saturday: At the start we will focus on the essential tambour chain stitches. Learning the knack of the hook through the fabric and then the process of creating the loop stitch which is the basis of all tambour work.
Once you have got the hang of the stitches we will focus on using your newly found skills to learn to apply beads to fabric in the tambour technique.
Then we will teaching you the skill of applying various styles of sequins in the tambour technique.
Sunday: Moving on from Saturday’s line based skills, we will concentrate on developing into fill techniques, firstly bricking which encourages the refinement and regulatory of your stitches.
Booking: Please book your workshop at least 1 week in advance, and note that the weekend classes run from 10am – 4.30pm.
Purchase is made with a frame and hook which then you can then take home after the class to practice.
Cancellations: Cancellations must be made 24 hours or more in advance of the start time of the class. In this case only may be exchanged for another class or credit. Once booked classes are unfortunately non refundable.