Haute Couture Embroidery

This course will be an introduction to understanding haute couture embroidery techniques.You will work with a variety of materials and learn some core haute couture embroidery skills. By the end of the course you will understand important it is to be patient when applying highly skilled embroidery techniques, how exciting it is to think about a model, and how your new hand embroidery skills can create something beautiful...

Taught by: Elisabeth Roulleau.

Description

This course will be an introduction to understanding haute couture embroidery techniques.You will work with a variety of materials and learn some core haute couture embroidery skills. By the end of the course you will understand important it is to be patient when applying highly skilled embroidery techniques, how exciting it is to think about a model, and how your new hand embroidery skills can create something beautiful.

Topics covered

  • Using material such as silk organza, silk duppion, beads, tubes and palettes 'on thread', you will be immersed in the haute couture embroidery world.
  • You will work on a frame with the 'crochet de lunéville' hook and learn all the basics stitches: chain stitch, rich stitch, raised paillettes and vermicel.
  • When your hand embroidery skills are well practiced you will then develop a personal project of embroidery for a fashion show.

Entry requirements

You should have some experience of embroidery to attend this course.

Level: Introductory level

Related courses

You should also consider Haute Couture Embroidery - Part 2.

Tutor information

Elisabeth Roulleau went to the Lesage School in Paris where she studied haute couture and decorative embroidery. She is a teacher in France where she has her own atelier, and she has worked for the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon, Mulhouse, Esmod International, Parsons School of Design and Institut Français de la Mode. She has created several embroideries for Dior, Chanel and Azzaro, and she was invited by Hermès to make prototypes for the famous Carré de Soie.  www.elisabethroulleau.com/english.php


Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • Scissors
  • Paper and pencil for taking notes.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016Monday to Friday10:00 - 17:001 Week£1025Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket