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Goldwork Techniques – online course

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This stunning class introduces students to the more complex techniques in the goldwork embroidery technique. Creating this padding and stitched grid sampler piece introduces students to the fundamentals of goldwork padding and cutwork along with various couching stitches, s-ing, leather work, or nué stitches, basket weave techniques, along with exploring tension, texture, and coverage. The piece is stitched on cotton twill, using a selection of goldwork threads and wires, but also padding techniques such as hard string, card, carpet felt. There are several colourways to choose from.

The finished piece measures 25 x 19cm and would make a great box lid, cushion front or bag panel if you were seeking to make a practical item, or simply a beautiful framed piece of artwork for your wall.

Bookings for international students (USA & Australia) closes on 7th July 2023 for kits to be posted out and arrive in good time.

Bookings for UK and European students close on the 14th July 2023 to allow for kits to be posted out and arrive in good time.

Level: This project would be a great class for people who have experience of embroidery already and would like to boost their knowledge, skills and confidence. This is a highly intense course over one week. This is not recommended for beginners.

Price: £389 (Postage and packing of the kit is included in the price.)

Where: Online

Included in the kit: The twill, all the goldwork threads and wires, plus padding supplies needed, along with the needles and a full set of written instructions 

Information: It is also recommended that you bring a pencil and note paper to class as well for any note you would wish to make.

The kit will be posted out to you in advance and includes all the materials needed. The only things you will need are a 10 inch ring frame, stand or seat attachment and your embroidery scissors. 

There will be plenty of time to ask the tutor any questions during the sessions and in advance of the class. All preparation information will be emailed to you along with an invitation to join the class on the day.

Your zoom link will be sent a minimum of 48 hours prior to the class and will be sent to the email address you booked the class with. if you don’t receive it, please check your junk mail or spam folders to see if it’s there. If not please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Attendees Outside the UK: This class will run from 6-8pm (18:00 – 20:00 hours) UK local time. If you are outside of the UK please check your local time, particularly if your location changes to/from Daylight Savings Time on a different schedule to the UK during October/November and March/April. To check and convert times please visit We cannot be held responsible for incorrect time attendance. Thank you.