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

Booking Closed

Mandy Ewing​

Mandy Ewing

United Kingdom

Mandy completed her Royal School of Needlework Apprenticeship in 1995 then continued, firstly as a tutor and then as Studio manager, overseeing a wide variety of royal and other commissions, including the needlework on the then Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, two joint projects with Phillipa: creating a lectern fall for the 350 year anniversary of The Broderer’s Guild and an embroidered woolsack for the Golden Jubilee of HRH Queen Elizabeth II.

Mandy's depth of knowledge and ability to teach technique to all levels of embroiderer is very impressive.

Mandy's Online Classes

Shakespeare's Elizabethan Acorns

Available to stream 3rd May 2021 onwards

Based on an unfinished 17th Century coif in Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust collection, Mandy has used Elizabethan stitches to create the design using historically accurate techniques of Elizabethan embroidery using silks and silver gilt metal thread. Students will have a choice of colourways on this design.

The core content of this class will be pre-recorded however a live Zoom support session will be offered during the festival. Full details of course content will be available soon.

Mandy’s online sessions will become available for streaming from 3rd May onwards. You will then have up to one year to access the videos.

20 places available.

Practical information

Length: TBC
Level: Intermediate

Class Price: £140
Kit Price: £120

Kit Includes:
DeVere silks, silver gilt metal thread, needles, organic even-weave linen, instructions

Techniques: 
Elizabethan Silk and Metal Thread stitches

Equipment required:
8 inches bound hoop, embroidery scissors

Design size:
10.5 x 12 cm (4 x 4½ in)

Linen size:
30 x 30 cm (12 x 12 in)

Shakespeare's Elizabethan Frog

Available to stream 3rd May 2021 onwards

This beautiful little frog is based on a motif found on an unfinished Elizabethan Coif in the Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust Collection. Mandy will teach you the historic stitches required to create your frog which, once finished, could be made up into a brooch or other adornment of your choosing.

The core content of this class will be pre-recorded however a live Zoom support session will be offered during the festival. Full details of course content will be available soon.

Practical information

Level: Intermediate

Class Price: £120
Kit Price: £95

Kit Includes:
DeVere silks, silver gilt metal thread, needles, organic even-weave linen, instructions

Techniques: 
Elizabethan Silk and Metal Thread stitches

Equipment required:
10 inches bound hoop, embroidery scissors

Design size:
5 x 7.8 cm (2 x 3 in)

Fabric size:
12 x 12 cm (30 x 30 in)

Shakespeare's Little Bird

Available to stream 3rd May 2021 onwards

Based on an unfinished 17th Century coif in Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust collection, Mandy has used Elizabethan stitches to create the design using historically accurate techniques of Elizabethan embroidery using silks and silver gilt metal thread.

The core content of this class will be pre-recorded however a live Zoom support session will be offered during the festival. Full details of course content will be available soon.

Practical information

Level: Intermediate

Class Price: £140
Kit Price: £120

Kit Includes:
DeVere silks, silver gilt metal thread, needles, organic antique cream even-weave linen, instructions

Techniques: 
Elizabethan Silk and Metal Thread stitches

Equipment required:
10 inches bound hoop, embroidery scissors

Design size:
10.5 x 12 cm (4 x 4½ in)

Linen size:
12 x 12 cm (20 x 20 in)