The Prize

Rewarding excellence in embroidery design since 2000

The Annual Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery was established in 2000 to give new designers, interested in embroidery, the opportunity to showcase their talents and gain vital exposure and experience.

Over a decade later the Prize receives thousands of entries from fashion students and talented enthusiasts from all over the world. Former winners have gone on to start their own successful business or work in the industry for top design houses.

Entrants will be able to register for the 2017 Prize from 1st September 2016

How to Enter The Prize

Registration for 2017 will open in September

View registration details
Coming September 2016

The 2017 Brief: 'Celebration'

Written by Polly Kenny, Director of Programmes Fashion Textiles & Menswear at London College of Fashion

Opens 30th June 2017

Upload your Prize submission

Please use this page to upload images of your submission for the Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery

Past Winners

See the submissions of previous Prize finalists and winners.