Join us this Christmas when we open our studio to a day of festive fun on Saturday the 16th of December from 10am to 6pm. Learn from start to finish how to make a stunning star to top your tree this year, using an ancient embroidery technique that still looks beautiful today. Whether you’re looking […]
It’s been a long time since we had Gold Bright Check Bullion in stock and it has finally arrived! Hallelujah! It’s now available to buy in 5g and 10g packs. This particular bullion is used in all our classes that teach you the technique of Goldwork. The next course dates are as follows: Beginners Goldwork Evening […]
So we’ve just had an annual stock take which means we’ve got a lot of bullion back in stock! Woo! We have focused mainly on our core colours such as Gold, Silver, Antique Gold and Black. Get ordering before it sells out!
Padding the base of the design and appliqueing the head. This week, the London Embroidery School was running its 5 Day Goldwork Course for Beginners where our students have been hard at work on their beetles. We thought we would share a few pictures of their progress throughout the week as their beetles take shape. […]
King Roger II of Sicily’s Coronation mantle 1130-54 The first references of goldwork were found in the bible and the book of exodus. Although the origins of this ancient technique have been lost, it is widely believed that goldwork embroidery originated in China and spread across the world to Asia, India, and Persia, later reaching North Africa, […]
At London Embroidery School, we are currently working on a new Intermediate Goldwork course in the new year for anyone who has completed our beginners course, or is confident in basic goldwork skills. You will be taught how to extend the technique to a higher standard, and interpret them into a traditional rose design. This course will be […]