Manchester – Goldwork: Intermediate Monogramming your initials

Goldwork has long been prized for its dramatic finish and the way that light reflects from it. In this Intermediate Goldwork class, you will be able to draw and embroidered your initials.

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.

Next Class dates: To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Level: Intermediate

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Class Description

This class is pitched at an Intermediate level student who has knowledge of Goldwork but would like to improve.

The first part of the day will involve drawing your initials and learning how to transfer them onto the fabric. The gold pearl purl will also be applied.

Students will learn how to stitch soft string padding included how to make smooth transition for the point.

Finally, the essing with gold rough purl will be introduce. You will learn how to do essing on a straight line and over bump (padding).

The aim of the class is to learn how to draw your initials and transfer them onto the fabric. You will also stitch the bump padding and do a smooth essing.

This class includes a kit with black duchess satin, callico, tracing paper, gold rough purl, very fine pearl purl, soft string, bees wax, needles and detailed instructions.

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All classes are non-refundable but may be exchanged

Cancellations must be made at least 7 days in advance

Manchester – Goldwork: Intermediate Monogramming your initials


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