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Lady Anne’s Needlework Festival · ONLINE 3-16 MAY 2021

Booking Closed

Deborah Wilding​

Deborah Wilding

United Kingdom

Deborah trained at the Royal School of Needlework and graduated with distinction. She specialises in a wide range of historically-accurate embroidery techniques. As well as working on embroidery projects herself, she also teaches embroidery skills on behalf of the Royal School of Needlework and for other organisations.

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We have heard so much about Deborah's skill and talent. We can't wait to see this tutor in action.

Deborah's Festival Workshops

Phoenix from the Flames

UK Time Zone: 9-11 May 2021

US Time Zone: 14-16 May 2021

This design is inspired by an embroidered glove and gauntlet from circa 1600 is currently on display at the Fashion Museum, Bath. The circular design shows the symbolic Phoenix rising from the flames.

During this live class Royal School of Needlework trained tutor Deborah Wilding will teach you various historic Goldwork, Surface embroidery and raised embroidery techniques.

Practical information

Length: 3 days
Level: Intermediate

Class fee (including kit): £540

Kit Includes:
Suedette ground fabric pre-printed with the design, backing fabric, needles, embroidery threads, Goldwork threads, instruction booklet

Techniques: 
Goldwork, Surface Embroidery, Raised Embroidery

Equipment required:
8 inch bound frame with stalk, plus barrel clamp/seat/floor frame, scissors for metal and silk thread. Students may also bring Mellor, additional wax, goldwork threads, scissors, velvet boards.

Design size: 
14 cm² (5 in²)

Fabric size:
30 x 30 cm (12 x 12 in)