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SS24LEX512 Loving Letter Case: the 18th Century Treasure from the Royal School of Needlework Collection – EXCLUSIVE – LEXINGTON

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Mon 15 Jul to Wed 17 Jul 2024
10:00am-4:00pm (US Eastern) each day
Level: Intermediate
Technique: Mixed Techniques
Lexington
Address
Sayre School, 194 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507, USA
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£972.00

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This class is part of the RSN International Summer School 2024

BOOKINGS FOR THIS CLASS HAVE NOW CLOSED 

This is an in person  class and takes place at The Sayre School, Lexington, Kentucky, USA  The class runs over three days  from Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 July 2024: 10am - 4pm (EST).

Join us for an educational and creative experience in the world of 18th century needlework! In this class, you will have the opportunity to learn and practice traditional techniques used to decorate purses, wallets, and letter cases. These personal items, once practical for holding important papers and letters, also served as decorative items and symbols of the owner's status and taste.

Under the guidance of our experienced tutor, you will create unique embroidery based on the 18th century letter case from the Royal School of Needlework Collection. The design features beautiful silk roses, cornflowers, and a dove, and is thought be used for keeping love letters.

During the class you will learn how to work with silk and gold threads using historical techniques. Your kit includes everything you need to finish the embroidery.

Whether you are an experienced embroiderer or a beginner, this class is an excellent opportunity to enhance your skills and craft a beautiful and meaningful keepsake!

You can explore many more stitches on the RSN Stitch Bank.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SUMMER SCHOOL BOOKINGS:

  • If using a non-UK credit-card we very strongly recommend that you inform your bank or card provider of your intention to book with us in advance of booking to ensure a smooth international transaction.
  • If you wish to book multiple places then please note that all places on one booking will be for the same session and classes. If you require places for different classes then separate a booking MUST be made.
  • All bookings are non-refundable.
  • All times given are UK BST. To check the class time in your local time zone please visit TimeAndDate.com.
  • Please refer to the RSN International Summer School 2024 Important Information page for full details.

 

This class is part of the RSN International Summer School 2024

BOOKINGS FOR THIS CLASS HAVE NOW CLOSED 

This is an in person  class and takes place at The Sayre School, Lexington, Kentucky, USA  The class runs over three days  from Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 July 2024: 10am – 4pm (EST).

Join us for an educational and creative experience in the world of 18th century needlework! In this class, you will have the opportunity to learn and practice traditional techniques used to decorate purses, wallets, and letter cases. These personal items, once practical for holding important papers and letters, also served as decorative items and symbols of the owner’s status and taste.

Under the guidance of our experienced tutor, you will create unique embroidery based on the 18th century letter case from the Royal School of Needlework Collection. The design features beautiful silk roses, cornflowers, and a dove, and is thought be used for keeping love letters.

During the class you will learn how to work with silk and gold threads using historical techniques. Your kit includes everything you need to finish the embroidery.

Whether you are an experienced embroiderer or a beginner, this class is an excellent opportunity to enhance your skills and craft a beautiful and meaningful keepsake!

You can explore many more stitches on the RSN Stitch Bank.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SUMMER SCHOOL BOOKINGS:

  • If using a non-UK credit-card we very strongly recommend that you inform your bank or card provider of your intention to book with us in advance of booking to ensure a smooth international transaction.
  • If you wish to book multiple places then please note that all places on one booking will be for the same session and classes. If you require places for different classes then separate a booking MUST be made.
  • All bookings are non-refundable.
  • All times given are UK BST. To check the class time in your local time zone please visit TimeAndDate.com.
  • Please refer to the RSN International Summer School 2024 Important Information page for full details.

 

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