Course Provider: London Embroidery School
Contact Name: Connie Mabbott
Telephone: 020 7439 9630
Hawthorne & Heaney
2A, 59 Brewer Street
Course Length: 6 Hours over 3 weeks
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Beginners Goldwork Embroidery - Evening Course
This course takes you through 4 gold work techniques and two raising techniques.
Week 1: Any Wednesday of your choice 6.30pm - 8.30pm. 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: Any Wednesday of your choice 6.30pm - 8.30pm. 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: Any Wednesday of your choice 6.30pm - 8.30pm. 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 class 1 week in advance, by emailing via the form above or telephoning.
Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance. Courses are non refundable.
What's included in the price?
Purchase can be made with or without the table frame, mellor and wax which you can then take home after the class to practice. If you choose to buy the equipment with the course, you get the equipment at the discounted total price of £160 (for tuition and equipment). If you already have the equipment or do not wish to purchase it for home use the cost will be £135.