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Goldwork embroidery Master class- 5 days at Manchester Craft centre.
Tickets: 325.00 for 5 days including the embroidery kit.

This class is pitched at a Beginner level student who would like to learn how to make 3D elements and would like to improve their goldwork.

Please note that to achieve a smooth transition into this class some homework are adviced each day after the class.

First day will involve assembling the frame and creating the edge of the 3D wing with the silver wire. The buttonhole stitch will be introduce to stitch over the silver wire.

The pearl purl will be introduce to stitch over the buttonhole stitch during the second day and the gold passing. The glass beads will also be stitch with a chainstitch in a gold metallic thread.

The Swarovski crystals will be applied to complete the 3D wing on the Third day. The felt padding and bump padding will be introduce at this stage. You will also make the antenna with silver wire, gold smooth purl and glass beads.

Day 4 will be used to learn the essing over the padding and around it to create the body.
The loop stitch with gold and silver smooth purl. will also be introduce to to create the tail.

On the final day, the students will finish the loop stitch. The dragonfy will be made as a brooch at this stage.

This class includes a kit with white organza, silver wire, gold metallic madeira thread, gold smooth and rough purls, silver smooth purl, gold passing, very fine pearl purl, felt, bump, brooch attach, Swarovski crystals, black seed beads, gold lined seed beads, bees wax, needles and detailed instructions.

The aim of the class is to learn the different padding, how to create 3D elements, how to carry out a smooth essing and how to create the loops.

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What you need

Equipment: Students are advised to bring small scissors (one pair to cut metal and one pair very sharp).

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Cancellation Policy

You may cancel this booking up to 5 days and 0 hours in advance.

Did you know?

Nearly 20 years before the first sewing machine was patented by Isaac Singer in 1846, Frenchman†Josue Heilmann†invented a hand embroidery machine.

Find your way there

Manchester Craft & Design Centre, 6 Oak St, Manchester M4 1LY, UK

The Host

Atelier Saint Clare is a specialist Bespoke Hand Embroidery company. Our Specialists has over 10 years expertise in producing high quality, luxurious and innovative design pieces. The company offers design and embroidery services as well as private and group tutoring. It also supplies swatches and design pieces to multinational design houses such as Dior, Chanel and Valentino.

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