Autumn 2022: Hand & Lock – Goldwork Embroidery
Hand & Lock, London, W1W 8TE, This workshop ran for two days from Tuesday 25th October 2022 until Wednesday 26th October 2022.
Goldwork is the art of embroidery using metal threads. Historically associated with ceremonial and military uniform the technique is now also popular in customisation, couture and interior design. Over the course of one intense weekend, students learned fundamentals such as setting up a full-size frame, transferring their designs, soft string padding, felt padding before learning the more complex elements such as pearl purl and cutwork.