Goldwork in Couture Level One
Suitable for beginners and novices alike
Location: Hand & Lock, 86 Margaret Street, London, W1W 8TE
Daily Time: 10:00 - 4:30 with 1 hour lunch break (not provided)
Date: December 01-02, 2018
Goldwork is the art of embroidery using metal threads. Historically associated with ceremonial and military uniform the technique is now also popular in customisation, couture and interior design. Using threads that are imitation gold, silver, copper, or coloured allows embroiderers to create metallic surface designs that reflect light and create dazzling effects.
Hand & Lock invite you to discover the fine art of Goldwork in our London based studio. Over the course of one intense weekend, students will learn fundamentals such as setting up a full size frame, transferring their designs, soft string padding, felt padding before learning the more complex elements such as pearl purl and cut work.
- Introduction to Hand & Lock.
- Set Up a full size frame.
- Learn how to transfer the design onto fabric
- Start to learn soft string padding
- Continue to learn soft string padding
- Move onto Felt padding
- Learn Cut work
Full Class Structure available on request | Number of Places: 12 | All materials provided.
Upon completion of the class students can request an official Hand & Lock certificate detailing the new skills mastered.
*Please note, class bookings are non refundable