Hand & Lock School
Useful Information

About our Tutors

Our bespoke online classes are taught be expert hand embroiderers who have worked in the couture industry for brands such as Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Dior, Valentino, Hermès, Louis Vuitton, YSL, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana, Schiaparelli, Lanvin and Burberry to name a few. The classes will cover the basics, insider tips and practical application making sure students are fully equipped to go on and apply what they have learned to their own garments and develop their own unique styles. Our tutors are work embroiderers first and tutors second which means they are able to give you a unique insight into the magical world of couture hand embroidery. Click below to read more about our amazing tutors.

Tutor Profiles

Travelling to Hand & Lock

You can find us at 86 Margaret Street, London W1W 8TE

Nearby tube stations,
 Goodge Street - 8 mins
 Oxford Circus - 5 mins
 Tottenham Court Road - 8 mins
 Great Portland Street - 13 mins

We are also located near the following bus routes 7 - 12 - 22 - 55 - 73 - 88 - 94 - 98 - 139 - 159 - 390 - 453 - N3 - N7 - N8 - N15 - N18 - N22 - N25 - N55 - N73 - N98 - N109 - N113 - N136 - N137 - N207

Food & Drink

You won’t struggle to find a good meal around here but if you’d like a little help we have put together a list of a few of our favourites here.

Quick Bites

The Great Thai Grab & Go - 53 Great Portland St, London W1W 7LG

Greyhound Cafe London - 37 Berners St, London W1T 3LZ

Tenmaru - 50 Margaret St, London W1W 8SF

Söderberg Soho - 36 Berwick St, London W1F 8RR

Fatt Punditt - 77 Berwick St, London W1F 8TH

Coffee Break

Blank Street Coffee - 22 Noel St, London W1F 8GS

Kaffeine - 15 Eastcastle St, London W1T 3AY

Omotesando Koffee - 8 Newman St, London W1T 1FB

Kiss the Hippo Coffee Fitzrovia - 51 Margaret St, London W1W 8SG

Kafi - 175 Oxford Street Floor 1, Lush, Oxford St, London W1D 2JH

After Class Meal

Akoko - 21 Berners St, London W1T 3LP

Mowgli Street Food - 5 Charlotte St., London W1T 1RE

Al Dente - 51 Goodge St, London W1T 1TG

Mortimer House - 37-41 Mortimer St, London W1T 3JH

Yalla Yalla - 12 Winsley St, London W1W 8HQ

Places to Stay

If you plan on travelling to London for your class and are needing somewhere to stay here are a few places around ½ a mile from Hand & Lock you may wish to look at.

Astor Court Hotel - 20 Hallam Street, Westminster Borough, London, W1W 6JQ 

Holiday Inn London - Regent's Park - Carburton Street, Westminster Borough, London, W1W 5EE 

The Z Hotel Tottenham Court Road - 52 Poland Street, Westminster Borough, London, W1F 7NH 

Staunton Hotel - 13-15 Gower St, London WC1E 6HE 

Mimi’s Hotel Soho - 56-57 Frith Street, Westminster Borough, London, W1D 3JG 

Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire Hotel - 350 Oxford Street, Westminster Borough, London, W1C 1BY 

Any Questions?

Please make sure to read the product description for your specific course carefully and if you have any further questions then check out out FAQ page

We hope you enjoy your Hand & Lock Course