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Join our embroidery specialists for more exciting workshops.

This class is pitched at a beginner level student who would like to learn the art of Haute Couture embroidery.

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

The first day will involve assembling the frame and learning the chainstitch on a transparent organza with the hook in the four directions.

Day 2 will comprise of stitching the wire around the petals with the point rich. Beads will also be introduce.

Day 3 will be to carry on with the outside lines with beads and silver peal purl used in Goldwork embroidery. The Degrade of beads will be initiate at this stage.

Day 4 will be used to carry out the tambour beading with the beads and finish the degrage by needle.

During the final day the students will learn how to prepare the petals with bondoweb and also stitch them together.

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.

This class includes a kit with Tambour hook, white organza, glass beads, Swarovski crystals, silver pearl purl, brooch attach, needles, detailed instructions.

The aim of this tambour beading class is for you to feel comfortable with the hook and how to apply beads and sequins. You will also learn how to make 3D petals and how to create the brooch.

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What you need

Equipment: Students are advice to bring 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?

The word jewellery comes from jewel, from the old French jouel, which in turn comes from the latin jocale, which means 'plaything'.

Find your way there

Manchester Craft & Design Centre, Oak Street, Manchester, 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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