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Broiderie Anglaise on an Antique Shirt Brought to England in the 19th Century, Broiderie Anglaise is an ancient technique which is believed to have originated in Czech Republic. Very popular at it’s time in 1840-80, Broiderie Anglaise is created using open worked spaces in varying shapes and sizes. Although it did not originate in England, it continues to […]
Mother’s day is just around the corner, and what better way to treat her than with the gift of a new skill! We are currently offering weekend workshops in both tambour beading and beginners goldwork with dates approaching very soon, so perfect timing for getting those all important Mother’s Day present’s sorted! Our Tambour Beading […]
Limerick Lace is a fragile technique that requires practice and patience to become proficient. It is the art of embroidering net to make beautiful, lacy pieces that are extremely delicate and time bearing. There are two types to master; Limerick Tambour and Limerick Run Lace. 19th Century Irish Limerick Lace Limerick Lace originated in the […]
Couched Goldwork by Tracy A Franklin We are now taking bookings for our beginners goldwork evening course starting in January next year. You will be taught the basic techniques of an ancient skill, passed down through hundreds of generations. At the end of the course which takes place over three 2 hour evening classes, you […]
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 […]