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Elizabethan border: Live Zoom class Goldwork embroidery

Next Class dates: To be confirmed

Location: Live zoom class

Level: Beginner – Intermediate

Time: 18h00 to 21h00 (British time)

Please email for more informations.

Class Description


This goldwork class introduces you to the art of Goldwork including passing, stitching the pearl purl, essing and creating the intricate flower. The gold passing will be stitch first. You will also learn how to plunge and finish the passing thread. The pearl purl will be initiate including how to create sharp angles.

You will stitch the silver grid next with smooth silver purl. We will create a flower to define the centre with loop stitch in purls. Finally, you will learn how to create the essing to add depth into the intricate pattern.

This class is aimed at someone who has knowledge of embroidery but would like to learn or improve their goldwork techniques.

Included as part of the class is a complete kit with detailed instructions, gold passing, gold pearl purl, gold smooth and rough purl, silver smooth purl, beeswax, different size needles, callico (backing fabric), white or black duchess satin fabric and two Gutermann bobbin thread.

The class will allow you to develop at your own pace, with the opportunity for one to one guidance from the tutor due to the limited class numbers.

You will need the additional equipment:

– a seated hoop 8 or 10 inch (with webbing around the top ring)
– an embroidery scissors
– pins
– pencil and rubber
– notepad

Recommended but Optional:

– goldwork scissors
– goldwork pad

A link to access the class will be send to you two weeks before the course start with instructions on how to access your course. You will need to download zoom and enter the details that you will receive.

The class can be recorded if all the participants (8 students per class maximum) agreed and it will be available to watch as many time as you like for 6 months.

PLEASE NOTE that for this design you have the option between a white or a black background (see pictures).

For more information contact
All classes are non-refundable but may be exchanged
Cancellations must be made at least 7 days in advance.

Elizabethan border: Live Zoom class Goldwork embroidery



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