Maker and Smith present Hand & Locki Goldwork 1 day Workshop: Friday 2 - Calicoandivy

Maker and Smith present Hand & Locki Goldwork 1 day Workshop: Friday 2nd August 2019

We are so ecstatic to welcome @Maker_and_smith and @handandlocklondon to Calico and Ivy.    Hand & Lock will be running a series of workshops at Calico and Ivy as well as Midland Junction Arts Centre.   

Bookings for this workshop are made through Maker and Smith directly.  Click HERE now to secure your place.   Time is of the essence to book your place quickly.

These workshops are a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from Justine Bonefant from Hand & Lock, who is a specialist in hand embroidery techniques.  She has worked in training and research, with luxury brands as well as experimenting with her own work.

Workshop details are as follows:


Date:  Friday 2nd August 2019 

Time:  10:00am to 4:30pm

Goldwork is the art of embroidery using metal threads. Historically associated with ceremonial, ecclesiastical and military uniform the technique is now also popular in customisation, couture and interior design. Using metallic threads - imitation gold, silver, copper or coloured - allows embroiderers to create surface designs that reflect light and create dazzling effects, adding dynamism and instant glamour.

In this one-day class where you will learn the basics of goldwork embroidery covering string padding, felt padding, pearl purl, and cutwork.

Your Workshop Fee includes:

  • Tuition with expert teacher who has travelled especially from London
  • The appropriate equipment and materials to complete the class. Includes base fabric for your embroidery, hand frame, threads, needles, pearl purl, bullion for cut work, soft string and felt padding. (RRP value $60)
  • Instruction pack
  • Morning and Afternoon Tea

The Workshop Fee does not include:

  • Your lunch (please bring your own lunch or purchase nearby.)
  • Parking

Cost:  $290pp inc GST.  (Eventbrite fees are additional)


Class requirements:

No homework required. These workshops are designed to be ‘introductory’ or ‘level 1’, however some needlework skills will be an advantage.

If you require further information on this workshop, please contact Maker and Smith directly.   Website contact:

Source:  Photo credit for pics from Hand & Lock.

Type: Classes

Vendor: Calico and Ivy

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