Registration Open

Important dates 2022 H&L Prize for Embroidery

The Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery has began and the registration for 2022 is officially open.

The process starts with entrants registering though the H&L website and concludes with an exciting live judging in London.

If you are entering the 2022 Prize this page will remind you where we sit in the schedule and what deadlines or key dates are looming.

Detailed below are the all important deadlines for registering, uploading images of you work in progress and for submitting final physical pieces.

If you have any questions about the schedule, 2022 the Brief or are unsure which category to enter then please don’t hesitate to contact Prize@handembroidery.com

12 January 2022

Registration now open

Register Here
14th April 2022

Registration closing date

Register by this date before submitting work to the 2022 Prize for Embroidery. Entries received without a registration will not be considered.

Already registered - see the Submission Guidelines

*No physical work needs to be submitted at this stage, entrants are only required to send completed work if they become a finalist in the competition.*

15th April - 8th July 2022

1st round submission

No physical work needs to be submitted at this stage, entrants are only required to send completed work if they become a finalist in the competition.

Submission Guidelines
29th July 2022

Finalists selected

Judges will select the finalists and all entrants will be updated on their progress.

Meet the Judges
29th July - 9th September 2022

Work with your mentor to perfect your submission

Meet the Mentors
5th - 9th September 2022

Finalists must submit finished work to the Hand & Lock studio in this week

Final deadline is 5pm on Friday 9th September.

November 2022

Live Judging and Prize-giving Ceremony