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Royal School Needlework

The International Centre of Excellence for the Art of Hand Embroidery since 1872. Based at the magnificent Hampton Court Palace the Royal School of Needlework offers a thriving education programme for every level. Royal School of Needlework classes and courses are renowned for the level of teaching expertise, covering a full range of embroidery techniques. Tuition is delivered in small, friendly classes with expert tutors bringing a wealth of experience, technical knowledge and enthusiasm to each student.

The International Centre of Excellence for the Art of Hand Embroidery since 1872.

Based at the magnificent Hampton Court Palace the Royal School of Needlework offers a thriving education programme for every level.

Royal School of Needlework classes and courses are renowned for the level of teaching expertise, covering a full range of embroidery techniques. Tuition is delivered in small, friendly classes with expert tutors bringing a wealth of experience, technical knowledge and enthusiasm to each student.

Classes

Royal School Needlework

Tambour Beading - 19th - 20th September 2020 at Hampton Court Palace.

Tambour beading, once mastered is a quick method of applying beads, sequins and creating a decorative chain stitch. Used widely within the fashion industry to create the glamorous gowns you see on the red carpet, this addictive technique will have you wanting to embellish everything you own with beads and sequins.

Pink and gold Art nouveau tambour beading design

Tambour beading, once mastered is a quick method of applying beads, sequins and creating a decorative chain stitch. Used widely within the fashion industry to create the glamorous gowns you see on the red carpet, this addictive technique will have you wanting to embellish everything you own with beads and sequins.

Learn the art of Tambour beading with this Art Nouveau inspired design. Worked with a Tambour hook instead of a traditional needle and thread. This class is aimed at beginners with no previous knowledge of Tambour. You will learn the basic chain stitch, starting and finishing your thread, how to turn corners and how to apply beads and sequins.  

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