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Tambour beading & Couture Embellishment Bristol workshop


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This is a unique opportunity to learn tambour beading and couture embellishment with Charlotte Appleby (Hand & Lock award winner 2016) Bristol!

This course gives an in depth approach to tambour beading and couture embellishments applied to haute couture fashion.

Learn how to create a solid framework for beading using silk organza. This technique can be applied to larger frames to eventually bead panels for a garment.

Apply a variety of beads to the frame using 2 techniques: Tambour beading- The main beading technique used in most fashion houses. A focus will be on the essential tambour chain stitches, creating a chain of beads. Once you get going, it becomes quite addictive!

The other technique involves using a beading needle and is easily learnt.A focus on using your newly found skills to learn to apply beads to fabric in the tambour technique and applying beads using a needle.

Please remember although you will be learning in a mixed technique group, your class is tailored specifically to your progress.
Beading techniques learnt are combined and applied to a small design.

All materials and equipment included in price
You will take home an embroidery frame, tambour hook, needle, twill tape and silk organza.

Limited places available

To secure place send £50 deposit to Charlotte Appleby via Paypal to charlotteapples@hotmail.co.uk

Thanks Charlotte
The English Tailoress www.theenglishtailoress.co.uk