Raised work embroidery with Helen Jones

Try the ever-popular embroidery technique of raised work with Royal School of Needlework tutor Helen Jones

  • Booking essential

Raised work is a term used for a style of embroidery which was very popular in the latter part of the 17th century. A variety of techniques and much imagination were used to create three dimensional work. These days we can employ the old techniques and combine them with contemporary ideas and materials.

This one day course will focus on one technique in particular, a wired shape. It will also include wrapped wires and the use of silk wrapped purls. The workshop kit includes fabric, other materials, thread, needles and instructions. Seat embroidery frames and embroidery scissors will be available for the workshop and at the end of the day you will have learnt everything necessary to finish the piece at home.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £85.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 800 1895
Suitability
Not suitable for children.
Meeting point
This workshop will be held in the Hayloft, on the top floor of the Conservation Studio.
Accessibility
The Hayloft is wheelchair accessible. Please call us on 01732 462100 to discuss your access needs.

Contact Info

Name
Knole
Email
knole@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01732 462100

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