Five Day Goldwork (L1 + L2) - Williamsburg, VA. USA

(Code: WB2017GWL1and2Sept)

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Five Day Goldwork (L1 + L2) - Williamsburg, VA. USAGoldwork in Couture Level One and Two
Suitable for beginners and novices alike
Williamsburg, VA. USA

Location: Williamsburg School of Needlework, 5121 Center Street, Suite 100, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188, USA
Daily Time: 10:00 - 4:30 with 1 hour Lunch break (not provided) 
Date: September 11th 2017 - September 15, 2017

Hand & Lock have joined forces with the Williamsburg school of Needlework to teach a series special of embroidery classes. Join us to study Goldwork, the art of embroidering using metal threads. The term 'goldwork' is used even when the threads are imitation gold, silver, or copper, or coloured allowing for an array of textures and colours to express your vision in.

Students will learn soft string padding, felt padding, pearl purl, cut work in smooth and rough bullion, chips, passing and essing.

- 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

Day 3
- Continue with Cutwork 
- Learn how to couch passing down

Day 4
- Learn chipping with short billions, and how to edge and area in Purl Pearl 

Day 5 
- Continue with techniques learnt and if time permits essing. 
- Recap over work and discuss any unanswered questions. 

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.

For more information please contact

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H&L Skill level No previous experience required Basic sewing skills helpful Previous experience helpful Previous experience essential
Level One