Join Bella Lane and expand your understanding of hand embroidery. Goldwork embroidery is one of the richest techniques of hand embroidery. It has been practised from ancient times, using gold, silver, copper and wire threads, originally in ecclesiastical and ceremonial costumes in Europe. Today goldwork embroidery appears in art forms and in fashion.
This beautiful Goldwork hand embroidered “Mimosa” design will take you to the next level of Goldwork. Learning and stitching principal techniques of working with gold & silver threads. Bring your reading or stitching glasses if necessary, as the work is fine!
In this class
learn how to set up your design, fabric and hoop up
Use couching & fine stitches to attach the gold thread
Add beads, sequins sequrely and neatly as additional embelishments
Learn how to plan and transfer a design onto fabric ready for the Goldwork
pick up some 'insider' tips and tricks from a master craftperson.
Now you can
take your stitching game to the next level with this Mimosa design.
feel inspired and ready to embark on your own embroidery designs!
learn the history of traditional Goldwork embroidery techniques
All levels of stitcher are welcome!
Price includes a special embroidery kit pre prepared by Bella containing instruction sheet, good quality embroidery needle, threads, fabric, design. There will also be a complimentary glass of Prosecco to end the class in style!