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Masterclass: Advanced Goldwork Project: 'Bird on a Wire' - Hampton Court (Code 3114)

Date Days Price Tutor Places left
24/07/2017 3 £264.00 Helen Stevens Only 3 spaces left
[Course cost: £222.00 - Required kit cost: £42.00 ]

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This is a Goldwork bird using a variety of advanced traditional techniques, including felt and hard string padding. Couching threads, applying pearl purl and leather kid. Cut work, broad plate and basket weave over the string.

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

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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