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September 23rd at 18:30 to September 26th at 13:30

This course is aimed at students who already have knowledge and experience of gold/metal thread work. you will be introduced to more advanced-level skills such as hard string padding, basketweave, or nué, s-ing, plate and manipulated kid, as well as different technical methods of work. We will explore each type of stitch from start to finish and will also focus on correction of technique to finesse and improve the finished appearance. Helen is one of the UK’s leading artisan hand embroiderers and a historian specialising in all aspects of traditional and contemporary
embroidery and embellishment. She can demonstrate left or righthanded. Helen’s course on Counted Techniques follows, 26-29 Sept.

Residential £440
Non-residential £320
A materials kit is available to purchase from the tutor £50.


September 23rd at 18:30
September 26th at 13:30
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Higham Hall College
Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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