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Jacobean Meets Goldwork - Hampton Court (Code 3186)

Date Days Price Tutor Places left
11/11/2017 1 £106.00 Helen Stevens Available
[Course cost: £78.00 - Required kit cost: £28.00 ]
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Jacobean uses a lovely variety of stitches that can be used to complement the different textures of Goldwork, making them the perfect partners. Jacobean stitches used in this piece include stem stitch, chain stitch, Cretan stitch, satin, French knots, bullion knots detached chain, woven wheels and seeding. On the Goldwork side passing, rococo, pearl purl, cutwork and spangles have been used.

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

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.

Jacobean Crewelwork
Crewelwork is an ideal technique
for anyone new to embroidery. Introducing a range of stitches and an element of shading, this technique can be used for traditional and contemporary designs.
 

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