Beginners Goldwork Evening Course

London Embroidery School


This course takes you through 4 gold work techniques and two raising techniques.  

Next Course Dates: Wednesday 21st June, 5th and 19th July 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: The London Embroidery School, Hawthorne & Heaney Studio, 14 Rathbone Place, W1T 1HT

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.

Please book your Wednesday at least 1 week in advance, by emailing or calling 020 7226 0164.

Purchase can be made with a frame and wax which you can then take home after the class to practice.  If you already have the equipment or do not wish to purchase it for home use please select the 'without' option.

Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance.  Courses are non refundable.



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