October, 2019


Since 1767

Hand & Lock Courses from London

Haute Couture Embroidery

October 21-25 2019         

Haute Couture: Intensive 

Tambour Beading Levels I-II


A 5 day course in Couture Embroidery

Eligible for Certificate of Completion

A 5 day course in Couture Embroidery Hand & Lock use the French art of Tambour Beading to embellish and decorate garments.. The technique was devised as an easy, fast and effective way to give instant glamour and texture to clothes or accessories


.Day 1: Construct a full size embroidery frame with silk fabric and practice the tambour stitch in all directions with beads, bugles and sequins on transparent fabric.


Day 2: Learn the method for transferring a supplied design onto Silk and apply techniques learned on day one to a design.


Day 3: Appliquéing fabrics to a design using the tambour stitch and incorporating with other materials such as ribbon.


Day 4: Start work on a new design on a more challenging non transparent fabric.


Day 5: Experimental day, your chance to work on anything you haven't learnt or really want to try. Can bring own project.


For Registration & More Information
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WSN School 15% Discount Offered through The Historic Powhattan Resort - Offering 1-4 bdrm Resort Condos.  Bring a friend or two and share your condo for a very affordable stay. Just 5 minute drive to our School be sure to confirm your discount and resort fees waived book directly by contacting Mr.Rouse.


Tel: 757.350.8266  Mobile: 757.377.4849

Click Here to book online

Our new location address:
Williamsburg School of Needlework Studio
John Tyler Commercial Center
4548 John Tyler Hwy
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Lots of Free Parking
757.259.9400 tel

We have recommended affordable accommodations listed here.  These hotels are conveniently located only 7 minutes by car/taxi to our school location.   There is a shopping area across the street that offers two restaurants, a upscale grocer with prepared foods and in walking proximity two other restaurants.   



The Hilton Garden Inn - Richmond Rd

Springhill Suites by Marriot - Richmond Rd

Hampton Inn - Richmond Rd

Holiday Inn Express - Richmond Rd

Taxis/Uber are very affordable  and a quick trip to the school.