The 2018 Prize Categories

Find out which embroidery category should you enter?

Hand & Lock Award for Hand Embroidery

FASHION

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

TEXTILE & FIBRE ARTS

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

Wilcom Digital Embroidry

FASHION

Digital 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. Judges will look at your concept, execution, construction, embroidery skill and overall presentation.

Student Category

TEXTILE & FIBRE ARTS

Digital embroiderers should examine the brief and produce an object that showcases their machine 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, inventiveness, technique, execution, construction and overall presentation.

Student Category