Tambour beading embroidery consists of embroidering fine beads and sequins with a hook to create a chainstich. The main technique is widely used in Paris Fashion Houses such as Chanel and Dior. Ecole Saint Clare, with Stephanie Bonneau is taking this popular class online to be accessible to everyone. About: Join Stephanie Bonneau from Ecole Saint Clare for this Online class: Tambour Beading Level 1. You will be learning the foundations of Tambour Beading including the chainstitch, stitching fine beads and bugles and stitching the sequins “en rivière”. You will also learn how to create the exquisite flower. Stephanie will take you step by step to learn the main techniques and will give you extra tips on the technique. Start to learn this amazing technique with this online class. Step by Step Videos: Introduction to Tambour Beading Stephanie Bonneau Materials and equipment Transferring the design onto the fabric How to prepare your Tambour Hook Chainstitch Casting on and casting off Changing directions Transferring and adding bugles beads Incorporating fine seed beads Sequins “en riviere” Working with a design Step by step videos with interactive photos Interactive facebook group to discuss and ask questions and share your experience and inspirations. Resources note: PDF drawing and pictures Total Videos lessons: 1h02 This course is accessible for 12 months from the date of purchase. Once you complete the course, you can still access the course for the 12 months. This period can be extended if needed. The videos are available to watch on streaming.

What's included in the price?

White and a black fil a gant Bugles beads Seed beads Sequins Embroidery needles n10 Silk fabric and organza fabric to practise Artwork Tambour hook and needle

What you will need

A 10 or 12 inch ring frame (with a stand or clips to use both hands) Embroidery scissors Pins Ruler


1¼ hours


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Pet lovers
  • Qualification offered
  • Romantic
  • Weekends
  • UK Holiday
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Father's Day
  • Stag dos
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Hen dos
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This course is taught online