Tambour Beading

Tambour beading is the delicate art of using a tambour hook and holder to apply beads and sequins. Tambour beading is used widely across the fashion world, especially in the Haute Couture pieces of the major design houses.

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Goldwork has long been prized for its dramatic finish and the way that light reflects from it. Historically used by the church for their ecclesiastic vestments and ceremonial robes as well as royalty throughout the ages, Goldwork was also adopted by the military to adorn dress uniforms and for banners, crests and badges.

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Silk Shading

Silk shading also known as « peinture a l’aiguille (needle painting) » is used to create a shading of colour with different shades of thread to create intricate design.

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Learn how to customise your items with this beginner monogramming class. Monograms are very delicate and precise and add a personal touch. They have been used throughout British history for thousands of years to personalise garments.

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Goldwork and Tambour Beading combined class

This class gives the opportunity to combine two renowned embroidery techniques – Goldwork and Tambour Beading. Please see the Goldwork and Tambour Beading classes for details of the individual techniques

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Private Tuition

Private tuition allows for one-to-one teaching and also learning in a different environment.

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