Lady Anne’s Needlework Festival · 4-17 July 2021
Michele Carragher is a London-based Hand Embroiderer, Illustrator, Textile Conservator who has been working in costume on Film and Television productions for over 20 years. She was Principal Costume Embroiderer was for HBO’s 2005 production of Elizabeth I for which the costumes were awarded an Emmy, and the HBO’s Game of Thrones which featured her award-winning costumes. Michele is a highly creative costume Hand embroiderer, and this lecture is for all of us who pressed the pause button and marvelled at the complexity and originality of her work.
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12, 13, 15 or 16 July 2021
In this special class students will learn and make the vital components needed to embellish a costume or any other textile surface needing a special, decorative touch. This Beetle design was inspired by the very special costumes created for film and television during Michele’s distinguished career.
Length: 1 day
Level: All levels
Class fee: £195
Materials plus step-by-step guide booklet
Costume special effects
7.6 x 11.4 cm (3 x 4½ in)
1 small, round embroidery hoops (4 or 5 inch). Small embroidery scissors, paper scissors, embroidery needles, beading needles, chenille needles, jewellery wire snippers, jewellery flat nose pliers, soft bead mat. Michele will loan a few spares in case someone doesn’t have their own