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Design & Stitch Goldwork - Hampton Court (Code 3118)

Date Days Price Tutor Places left
31/07/2017 5 £391.00 Heather Lewis Available
[Course cost: £363.00 - Required kit cost: £28.00 ]

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Discover the opulent beauty of this metal thread technique. With the help of your tutor you will design your own piece of Goldwork and make a stitch plan for the different gold threads.You will learn a wide range of padding and Goldwork techniques in this class suitable for your design.

The kit will include a variety of gold threads, along with felt, soft string, beeswax, sewing thread and needles. Some experience of Goldwork is preferable before attending this class.

This class will run from 10am-4pm at Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU

This technique has its history in military, ecclesiastical and royal regalia, but it also creates the most beautiful and dramatic embroideries. Using a wide variety of metal threads, it can be combined with other techniques to produce luxurious effects.


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