For details of forthcoming workshops do have a look at our Workshops and Lectures page.
English Embroidery: Jacobean blackwork
Lynn Hulse and Nicola Jarvis, Blythe House & Maker Studio, V&A Museum
Thursday, 24 – Friday, 25 January 2019, 10.30-16.30
We will be returning to the Victoria and Albert Museum in January 2019 for another two-day course exploring objects from the textile collection at the renowned Clothworkers Centre, Blythe House. Taking inspiration from early seventeenth-century clothing accessories, embroider a panel or cushion cover decorated with scrolling flowers and leaves in the style of early seventeenth-century blackwork using silk thread on a linen ground, specially handwoven for the workshop by Roisin Aiston of the Ulster Folk Museum.
Cost: £184.00 per person
Booking is now open through the V&A:
Inspired by Paycocke’s
Lynn Hulse, School of Textiles, 14 Market Hill, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1TS
Friday, 10 - Saturday, 11 May 2019, 10.00 – 16.30
Join Lynn for an authoritative introduction to historic stitch techniques. You will embroider an Elizabethan-style cushion cover inspired by the Tudor wool merchant’s house and garden at Paycocke’s (National Trust) in Coggeshall. Choose from one of two stitch techniques:
Suitable for beginners and intermediate stitchers
The workshop includes refreshments and a visit to Paycocke’s, see https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/paycockes-house-and-garden
Booking is now open through the School of Textiles: http://www.schooloftextiles.co.uk/inspired-by-paycocke’s-an-embroidery-workshop-with-lynn-hulse.html