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Helen McCook – (Embroidery)

  • professional textile artist, designer and embroiderer
  • established expert at the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace
  • very highly thought-of amongst embroiderers
A unique opportunity to develop skills with the help of one of the UK’s most respected Tutors. Helen is in such demand she only visits once a year, usually with a couple of back-to-back courses. Get instruction from an RSN standard teacher, whatever your level of ability. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Because we now run more embroidery courses at Higham, there are now spaces for people wishing to get on Helen’s courses – so, if you’ve been waiting in vain for past years, you need wait no more!
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“Excellent course and excellent tutor.”
“Helen is extremely knowledgeable about her subject, is patient and very helpful if in trouble. More please.”
Helen sorted out my problems from a previous, very unsuccessful, goldwork “course” with a different tutor, and I was having such fun working my unfinished piece of goldwork based on her ideas.”
“Tutor great.”
“Helen McCook proved to be an excellent teacher who immediately put me at ease.”
“Helen’s people skills and knowledge of the subject resulted in an ideal learning environment.”
“Thanks for bringing such an excellent tutor up this end of the country. Such a privilege!”

October 2019


October 4th at 18:30 to October 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

With one of the country’s leading embroiderers, pad using craft felt, couch, passing, twist, rococo pearl, purl and over stretched pearl purl, apply diamanté clips, cutwork and spangles. Helen McCook (Royal School of Needlework www.highamhall.com/helen-mccook) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226 (Materials kit purchasable from tutor) Helen’s UFOS/ ROBIN OR NUE follows – book both courses, save £40.

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