How to Enter The Prize

Entering the Prize is as Easy as 1-2-3

1. Read the 2019 Brief  written by Polly Kenny of The London College of Fashion.


2. Select your specialism, category, register and pay the entry fee.

3. Get embroidering until June and then submit images of your work. The First stage doesn’t require anything physical – just photographs of your work in progress and any supporting/research work.

The Prize Categories


Fashion entrants should design a fashion garment that takes inspiration from the Prize brief. Your submission should be constructed to fit a typical model (UK size 6 to 8) and showcase your design skill as well as your ability to embroider by hand. Judges will look at your concept, execution, construction, hand embroidery skill and overall presentation.

Student Category | Open Category


Entrants should examine the brief and produce an object that showcases their hand embroidery skills. The object could be a piece of jewellery, an artistic sculpture, an embroidered tapestry, a piece for home interior design etc. Judges will look at originality, embroidery technique, execution, construction and overall presentation.

Student Category | Open Category