Williamsburg Goldwork Workshop (L1 + L2). September 11, 2017


Williamsburg School of Needlework, 5121 Center Street, Suite 100, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188, USA


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Goldwork in Couture Level One
Suitable for beginners and novices alike
Williamsburg, VA. USA

Hand & Lock have joined forces with the Williamsburg school of Needlework based in Williamsburg, Virgina, USA to teach a special series of embroidery classes.

Goldwork is the art of embroidery using metal threads. It is particularly prized for the way light plays on it. The term ‘goldwork’ is used even when the threads are imitation gold, silver, or copper, or coloured allowing for an array of textures and colours to express your vision in.

London Embroidery house, Hand & Lock  are teaching an exclusive goldwork class sharing our expert knowledge of this prestigious haute couture skill.

Students will learn Soft string padding, Felt padding, Pearl Purl, Cut work in Smooth and rough bullion, Chips, passing and Essing. Students will also learn how to attach spangles, learn to loop, plate and frame a large sized frame.

Dates: September 11, 2017 – September 15, 2017

Number of Places: 12

Tutor: Janika Mägi

Classes take place Williamsburg School of Needlework, 5121 Center Street, Suite 100, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188, USA

Classes run 10.00 – 4.30 with all course materials provided. Upon completion of the class students can request an official Hand & Lock certificate detailing the new skills mastered.