Next Course Dates:
Monday 7th August - Friday 11th August 2017
10am - 4pm each day
Location: The London Embroidery School, Hawthorne & Heaney Studio, 14 Rathbone Place, W1T 1HT
This course is perfect for those who have been on any Goldwork beginners course and would like to take their work to the next level.
With such a wide variety of techniques within this speciality the Gold work Intermediate course will focus primarily on cut-work and develop you skills in various techniques within this wonderfully versatile skill.
Mainly focussing on the most popular of gold work techniques this course will teach you a huge variety of stitches to use within your work. With a little recap on the cutwork techniques from the beginners class, the course then moves on to more advanced stitches. The initial part of this course will focus on stitch direction, length and consistency, the most essential part of cutwork and then will more on to more creative textures and skills !
Cutwork over string and burden stitches are a wonderful way to vary texture and the course will show you these extremely flexible techniques. Developing your skill in raising to then show how it can be hidden and exposed to create new and exciting textures. This course will slowly develop a more creative process which you will then be able to experiment with given your new found skills !
After experimenting with raising this course will should you some more graphic stitches. Loop and daisy stitches, french and other knots in gold cut work make for wonderfully fun textures or graphic details. This part of the course will also include some stitches from our gold work archive.
This course will run over 5 days in our working studio from 10am- 4pm with a 30 min break.
The course includes both teaching time and time to practise whilst supervised to get the most out of the course.
There will also the option to move onto the Advanced Goldwork Course if you want to push your skills even more, coming soon...
Please book your course at least 1 week in advance online through our store. If you have any question please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7439 9630 and we will help answer any queries we have.
If you are booking as a pair, group or through your university or college then you may be entitled to our discounted price of £474 for the course without equipment. To make a pair, group or student booking please email email@example.com or call 020 7439 9630.
Purchase can be made with a clamp frame, mellor 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.