2 day Monogramming Workshop
Monogramming: Intensive (Monogramming Level 1) 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)
Monogramming is a wonderful way to personalise your own scarves, pillow cases, napkins or socks. At Hand & Lock we will take you step by step through the process of setting your frame, transferring the selected letters to fabric and finally stitching your letters in the traditional way.
We will share with you our impressive knowledge and experience in this field. This is a rare chance to learn from a highly experienced master of the art. The classes cover the basics, insider tips and practical application making sure students are fully equipped to go on to apply what they have learned to their own garments and develop their own unique styles.Full Class Structure available on request | All Materials are provided | 12 spaces per class | Upon completion of the class students can request an official Hand and Lock certificate detailing the new skills mastered.
*Please note, class bookings are non refundable
- A brief History of Hand & Lock and the art of Monogramming
- Looking at examples of Monogramming and learning how to identify the stitch
- Demonstration pricking and pouncing
- Transferring the monogram onto fabric
- Demonstration and practice of Block font in stem stitch
- Demonstration and practice of Fishtail monogram in stem stitch
- Demonstration and practice of French Knot
- Recap over techniques that were covered in the day prior.
- - Introduction of Script letters and demonstration using stem stitch and satin stitch.
- - Practice Script monograms
- - Final recap over techniques taught
At Hand & Lock the safety of our students and staff is of the utmost importance and we would like to share with you the steps we shall be taking to ensure that your class is safe and enjoyable.
What we are doing
- Class sizes shall be reduced from 12 to 7 students in order to comply with social distancing.
- Each student will have their own workstation which will allow them to be socially distanced.
- All classes will have a sanitation station provided which we will encourage students to frequently use.
- At the end of each day the class will undergo a deep clean where all equipment and surfaces shall be sterilised. Areas with regular contact such as door handles and toilets shall be cleaned regularly.
Things we need you to do
- All students who attend a Hand & Lock workshop shall be asked to follow social distancing throughout the class.
- We kindly request that all students bring their own facemasks to the workshop for the protection of others.
- Lunch is not provided and students shall be asked to eat away from the premises
- Tea and coffee shall be provided but we encourage students to bring their own mugs if they feel more comfortable.
- If you feel more comfortable bringing your own embroidery kit of essential tools, (scissors, needles etc), we encourage you to do this however as stated above, all of our tools provided shall be sanitised.