Online class with Lucy Barter

Goldwork Embroidery: Essential Techniques

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Create elegant goldwork embroidery that catches light and captivates! Learn time-honored techniques for working with metallic threads, chips, spangles and more.

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Lucy Barter holds a B.A. Honors in fashion design. After several years designing for established children's labels in the U.K. and U.S., she pursued h...Read more

Lessons (7)

Preparing for Goldwork Embroidery
1. Preparing for Goldwork Embroidery
Lucy Barter, an instructor certified by the Royal School of Needlework, begins class by showing stunning examples of the effects you can achieve with ...Read more
19min
Building Dimension With Padding
2. Building Dimension With Padding
Lay the dimensional foundation for your class project with layers of felt padding and string. Lucy shows how to cut felt to the correct dimensions and...Read more
22min
Couching Threads & Plunging
3. Couching Threads & Plunging
Learn about couching, in which thick gold threads are laid on the surface of your fabric, then secured with finer threads. Lucy discusses types of thr...Read more
15min
Pearl Purl & Spangles
4. Pearl Purl & Spangles
Pearl purl is a tightly coiled thread that resembles a string of gold pearls or beads. When you couch with it, the threads disappear between the pearl...Read more
13min
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Lucy Barter holds a B.A. Honors in fashion design. After several years designing for established children's labels in the U.K. and U.S., she pursued h...Read more

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