Learn Tambour Beading at home

Online Tambour Beading course Ecole Saint Clare


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.


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
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
Embroidery needles n10
Silk fabric and organza fabric to practise
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


Stephanie Bonneau at Atelier Saint Clare

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This course is taught online

Suitable for

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


1¼ hours

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