London – Two days course: Tambour Beading Haute couture embroidery

Get an introduction to Haute Couture embroidery in our London weekend workshop. Learn the technique of tambour beading which is widely used in International catwalks.

Knowledge of this technique presents many possibilities when creating embroidery pieces.

Next Class dates: Saturday 08th February 2020 from 10h30 to 17h00 and Sunday 09th February 2020 from 11h30 to 17h00

CassArt Kensington
220 Kensington High Street
London W8 7RG

Following Class Date: To be confirmed

To be confirmed

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Level: Beginner

Class Description

This two days course in London is designed for students who would like to learn Tambour Beading embroidery. The first day will be to learn the chainstitch on a transparent organza with the hook in the four directions. The second part of the day will be the introduction of the buggles and seed beads.

The second day will comprise to tambour the seed beads and buggles following the design. You will also learn how to stitch the sequins « en riviere » basic stitching for the sequins.

The students will finish the class by learning how to create the small flower with silver smooth purl and Swarovski crystals.

The aim of this tambour beading class is for you to feel comfortable with the hook and how to apply beads and sequins.

Please note that if you would like to pursue this technique and move on to the next level it is recommended to practise tambour beading in between the classes.

Price includes the cost of £69 for the require kit with white silk organza, glass beads, buggles, sequins, silver smooth purl, Swarovski crystals and the tambour hook.

Please bring with you for the class: A round hoop, 8 or 10 inch (with a stand if you can, so that you can use both hands. If so, then wrapped with webbing around one circle to protect and maintain the tension of the fabric), embroidery scissors, and pins.

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All classes are non-refundable but may be exchanged

Cancellations must be made at least 7 days in advance

London – Two days course: Tambour Beading Haute couture embroidery


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