This stunning day class introduces students to the basics of the goldwork technique. Creating a beautiful Japanese style Fabergé egg inspired piece introduces students to the fundamentals of padding and cutwork, along with couching and chipping. The piece is stitched on dupioni silk using guttermans threads.
Bookings for international students (USA & Australia) closes on 19th May 2023 for kits to be posted out and arrive in good time.
Bookings for UK and European students close on the 24th May 2023 to allow for kits to be posted out and arrive in good time.
Level: This course is suitable for beginners or a more intermediate sewer
Price: £170 (Postage and packing of the kit is included in the price.)
Included in the kit: Felt for padding, soft string and beeswax for cutwork padding, silk dupion and calico, gold couching threads such as Passing thread, sequins and crystal pearls, along with goldwork wires including pearl purl, smooth purl and bright check. Sewing thread, needles and a mini velvet board are also included. A full set of written instructions is also included.
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 10am – 4pm (10:00 – 16:00 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 TimeAndDate.com. We cannot be held responsible for incorrect time attendance. Thank you.