Introduction to Monogramming

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Location: 86 Margaret Street, London W1W 8TE

Date: 13th - 14th April 2024

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

A delicate monogram hand sewn in fine silks has long been seen as the height of sartorial sophistication. A traditional emblem of style on a gentlemen’s shirt or a gift that will be cherished forever, a monogram makes it personal. For over 100 years Savile Row tailors have been sending their shirts to Hand & Lock to monogrammed. The desire to add initials has since expanded to pyjamas, bath robes, wedding gifts, wallets, slippers, gloves, hats and more. Join us for 2 special days of Creative Monogramming learning this beautiful artforms from our expert embroidery tutors.

Techniques used: Design Transfer, Hand Monogramming in three font varieties

Throughout this course, you will master the intricate art of setting up your embroidery frame, laying the foundation for your couture creations. You will go on to discover the meticulous process of transferring intricate designs onto luxurious fabrics, employing the refined Prick and Pounce method to ensure precision in every stitch. Guided by our couture embroidery mentors, you will be expertly shown the creation of personalized monograms, infused with your unique flair.

 All of the materials you need for this class will be provided for you as part of your course experience. You are more than welcome to bring your own embroidery equipment if you would rather use your own materials but everything will be provided for you.

Tutor Profiles

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.

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

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Our in person classes are taught in our school which is located upstairs in our studio. Unfortunately the building does not have lift access, so use of the stairs would be necessary.


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