Learn traditional Goldwork embroidery with this charming oak leaf and acorn design. Experience using traditional metal threads and wires on linen fabric. This is an introduction class covering key techniques including felt padding, couching metal-wrapped threads, couching pearl purl wire and chipping. All the stitches in the kit will be covered in the class, with a chance to practice at home.
The tutor will demonstrate to the group, and also give plenty of individual attention to each student allowing you to develop your embroidery skills. The class is suitable for beginners or stitchers who need a refresher.
The class kit will include everything you require to complete the project. You may like to bring your own embroidery scissors and you will be able to borrow ring frames, magnifiers and lights (if needed) on the day.
This class will run from 10am-4pm at Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU.
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