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In-person classBasic Tambour stitching
5(1 reviews)
Learn a basic stitch of tambour embroidery traditionally associated with French couture and make your own decorative hoop.

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Beginner

What happens in this class?

There is only one stitch to master in tambour embroidery. Instead of a needle, very fine, sharp hook is punched through a tightly stretched fabric to catch a fine thread from beneath and draw it up, creating a linked, chain-like stitch.

You will learn how to work the hook through the fabric without catching following a pattern and how to start and stop. Once you finish stitching your design you will then be shown how to finish the back of a hoop neatly making it ready for display.

We will also discuss: brief history of tambour stitching, what are…

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5(1 reviews)
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Anonymous - November 24th
Really lovely class. Although this wasn't the easiest technique for me to learn, Zuzana is a very patient and knowledgeable teacher and she is happy to share all the helpful tips and tricks to get you started successfully. The venue was great. I’m looking forward to creating more embroidery at home. Five stars xx
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18

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Zuzana is a London based designer/maker working with fiber and textiles. Her work is heavily influenced by tradition and traditional crafts. Coming from a rich cultural background she found and early interest inembroidery that she then developed further through a degree study at London College of Fashion. Interested in value of human labour in our mechanized world, craft remains at the core of her practice. Embroidery is a main focus of her work; re-purposing traditional craft techniques into contemporary designs, with geometry being an endless source of inspiration. She creates embroidery artworks of varying scales as well as
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Anonymous - November 24th
Really lovely class. Although this wasn't the easiest technique for me to learn, Zuzana is a very patient and knowledgeable teacher and she is happy to share all the helpful tips and tricks to get you started successfully. The venue was great. I’m looking forward to creating more embroidery at home. Five stars xx