Goldwork: Beginner Elizabethan Border

Goldwork has long been prized for its dramatic finish and the way that light reflects from it. In this class you will lean the beginner techniques of Goldwork. Historically used by the church for their ecclesiastic vestments and ceremonial robes as well as royalty throughout the ages.

Goldwork was adopted by the military to adorn dress uniforms and for banners, crests and badges.

Next Class dates: Sunday 24th November 2019 from 10h30 to 16h30

Cass Art Manchester
55-57 Oldham St
Manchester M1 1JR

Following Class Date: Saturday 16th May 2020 from 10h30 to 16h30

Liverpool Bluecoat
School Lane
Liverpool L1 3BX

Level: Beginner

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Class Description

The class allows students to learn the basics of Goldwork. Techniques to stitch the pearl purl will also be covered. The course will involve how to couch the passing and how to do essing with gold purl.

You will also learn how to make the Diamond motifs with a silver smooth purl and how to do the loops to create the flower.

The aim of this Goldwork class is to learn the basics of this technique to allow members to feel comfortable and ready for the next level.

This class includes a kit with white duchess satin, smooth and rough gold purls, silver smooth purl, gold passing, very fine pearl purl, needles and bee wax.

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All classes are non-refundable but may be exchanged

Cancellations must be made at least 7 days in advance

Goldwork: Beginner Elizabethan Border




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