Goldwork Courses

4th - 25th May 10:00am - 3:00pm


The courses will be run by Liz Tapper from the Art of the Needle.

The Beginners Goldwork course will run every Thursday, starting on Thursday 4th May until Thursday 25th May from 10am – 12pm and costs £60.  Only 10 spaces are available to
ensure each student gets lots of attention.

Beginners will be taught how to apply padding using craft felt, when to wax your thread, how to use and couch different types of gold metal thread and how to use cutwork.
The last week will be spent designing your own piece.

Tea and coffee are included in the class price.

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn a traditional hand embroidery technique in the beautiful surroundings of the Bishop’s Palace.

Intermediate Goldwork Course: starting on Thursday 4th May until Thursday 25th May from 1-3pm. £60.  Only 10 spaces are available to ensure each student gets lots of attention.

Following on from the Beginners Goldwork which covered padding using craft felt, when to wax your thread, how to use and couch different types of gold metal thread and how to use cutwork, the Intermediate level will cover the use of soft string padding and carpet felt padding, using cutwork in different ways and introduce spangles and twist.

The last week will be spent designing your own piece.

To reserve your place, call 01749 988 111 or visit the Shop.

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