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Join our embroidery specialists for more exciting workshops. Learn how to customise your items with this beginner monogramming class. Monograms are very delicate and precise and add a personal touch. This class will allow students to learn the skills in drawing their own initials and transferring them into the fabric. They will learn the stem stitch and satin stitch which are used to embroider a monogram. They will also have the opportunity to apply the technique onto a personal item at the end of the session if they desire. This class includes a kit with cotton fabric, needles and embroidery threads.
Join our embroidery specialists for more exiting workshops. This design will introduce you to the traditional techniques of Goldwork along with a variety of stitches that create this beautiful border. The design will also allow you to use gold and silver materials allowing time to learn all the hints and tips in order to achieve this design. This technique is used in military and interior embroidery but also in the fashion industry often combined with Tambour Beading embroidery.
Students will spend time exploring different ways to create marks and surface textures on their silver ring or choose the have plain finish. You will be working with a D shape silver wire, with the option of adding Rose gold detail at an extra cost.
Just as each piece of sea glass is completely unique each project made will be one of a kind. Combe through a selection of sea glass to be bezel set in fine silver and fabricating them into your own pendants or bracelet connector charms.
Fancy jumping right in and learning the basics of handcrafting your own silver jewellery in more than just a one off taster session? This is the perfect opportunity to learn the basics of fabricating jewellery, & using tools with confidence. Learn to work with metals to transform into jewellery all while learning various traditional jewellery making techniques and foundation skills. The projects include rings, chain link bracelet, pendant, and stone setting.
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.
Join our embroidery specialists for more exciting workshops. This design will introduce you to the traditional techniques of Goldwork along with a variety of stitches that create this beautiful robin. The design will also allow you to use coloured and silver materials allowing time to learn all the hints and tips in order to achieve this design. This technique is used in military and interior embroidery but also in the fashion industry often combined with Tambour Beading embroidery.
This class builds on techniques explored in our Wrap Ring Workshop, including annealing, hammering, stamping, filing and finishing, as well as introducing students to piercing and assembling methods. During the day you will explore ways to mark the surface of your metal. You will pierce out shapes of your choice, before using hammering and stamping techniques to add surface texture. Your design will be completely unique and 100% hand made. The workshop is fully equipped with everything that's needed throughout the day, with each student having their own Jewellers Bench Peg, Steel block and Piercing saw.
This intermediate class builds on techniques introduced in the Wrap Ring Workshop & includes annealing, hammering, stamping, filing and finishing. Students will also be introduced to piercing and assembling methods. Students will spend time exploring different ways to create marks and surface textures on their silver shapes, and then choose to assemble the pendant in a composition of their choice. This class gives students the foundations to produce a completely unique and very wearable pendant, with a broad range of outcomes possible.
In this class you will be shown how to make basic knots. Don't worry there aren't too many of them and they are super simple. This workshop is for absolute beginners so we will use the most basic techniques, playing with beads and colours to create your own. Location: Unit 1, St Saviours Wharf, 23-25 Mill Street, London, UK