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The Hand & Lock Diploma in
Contemporary Hand Embroidery

Trusted by European fashion houses, the British monarchy and the film industry, renowned embroidery house Hand & Lock have an enduring passion for education and instruction. Founded in 1767, they have over 250 years’ experience embellishing, embroidering and monogramming. Since the early 2000s, the Hand & Lock School for Embroidery and Creative Arts has sought to promote, cultivate and preserve the highest standards of creative embroidery. Whether you are exploring embroidery to progress your career or pursuing it as a personal passion, our expert teachers will help you achieve your learning goals.

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About the Hand & Lock Diploma

The Hand & Lock Diploma in Contemporary Hand Embroidery is a series of 5 cutting-edge, contemporary hand embroidery online courses designed by our expert tutors to introduce students to industry-standard couture embroidery.

The Diploma focuses on 5 key areas of Contemporary Hand Embroidery Practice. This will be split into 5 units, Contemporary Goldwork, Haute Couture Fashion, Jewellery & Wearable Art, 3D Contemporary Hand Beading and Embroidery & Embellishment for Interiors.

The units can be completed in any order. You will need to complete at least 3 units for a Standard Diploma in Contemporary Hand Embroidery and 5 units for a Complete Diploma in Contemporary Hand Embroidery.

No formal qualifications or training are required to join the Diploma but we recommend that you take at least one Hand & Lock course prior to signing up.

All of the Diploma units will be taught online with the highest quality technology giving you an unrivalled view of the tutorials and is designed for adaptable learning wherever you are based.

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