Tambour Weekend Workshop

London Embroidery School


Next Course dates: Saturday 10th June 10am-4.30pm

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


Learn the Couture technique of tambour beading in our weekend workshop. This intensive stitching day will take you through all the basics you need to know when working on tambour beading. 

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.  

Finally we will teaching you the skill of applying sequins in the tambour technique.  Dependant of your progress you may also have the option to learn tambour satin stitches other techniques produced with the tambour hook.

Levels: Please remember although you will be learning in a mixed level group and your class is tailored specifically to your progress.

Booking : Please book your workshop at least 1 week in advance, and note that the weekend classes run from 10am - 4.30pm.

Equipment: Purchase can be made with a frame and hook which then 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 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.

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