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Silk Shading & Metal Thread Sampler - Hampton Court (Code 3196)

Date Days Price Tutor Places left
02/12/2017 2 £188.00 Helen McCook Available
[Course cost: £150.00 - Required kit cost: £38.00 ]
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A two day class inspired by art nouveau floral designs using silver metals and silks to create a beautiful embroidered sprig covering surface stitches, couching and cut work amongst other techniques.

The class kit will include everything you require to complete the project. You may like to bring your own embroidery scissors and you will be able to borrow ring frames, magnifiers and lights (if needed) on the day.

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

Please note that the image is an example of the technique.

Goldwork
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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