Maker and Smith present Hand & Lock: Intro to Tambour Beading - 3rd & - Calicoandivy

Maker and Smith present Hand & Lock: Intro to Tambour Beading - 3rd & 4th 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:

COUTURE EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP:  Introduction to Tambour Beading (Two day workshop)

Dates:  Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th 2nd August 2019 

Time:  10:00am to 4:30pm both days

Tambour Beading is also known as Lunéville or Crochet de Lunéville is a French Haute Couture technique where beads or sequins are attached to fabric - adding instant glamour and dazzle. The fast and effective technique uses a special hook which works through a fabric, stretched tight as a drum

Over the two days, students will learn how to create a design, set up a full size frame and how to work the hook through the fabric without catching, as well as learn how to add instant magic and texture to your clothes and accessories using this clever technique.

Day 1

  • Introduction to Hand & Lock.
  • Set up your frame and design. Learn the chain stitch, and become comfortable with the tambour hook on plain opaque fabric.

Day 2

  • Learn how to add beads to threads and attach to fabric using the chain stitch
  • Learn how to attach sequins.

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, tambour hook, threads, beads. (RRP value of $85)
  • Instruction pack
  • Morning and Afternoon Tea

The Workshop Fee does not include:

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


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: Calicoandivy

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