Summer School Week Two. Stumpwork and Hand Embroidery with Annette Bolton


Summer school

Residential course

Annette Bolton

16 August 2020 to 22 August 2020

From £280 non-resident

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This exciting course will explore the beautiful and fascinating 16th century raised embroidery technique known as Stumpwork, where you will learn how to include gold and metallic threads in your work. The theme will be based on flowers and will cover many different hand embroidery stitches, as well as needlelace, using fine threads with the addition of gold beads, fabric, sequins and other embellishments. Inspiration will be taken from a variety of sources including historical Stumpwork pieces, books, pictures etc.

This course is suitable for all abilities.

Residential Fees From: £868. Non Residential: £480  (There is no Patrons discount for this course)


Tutor information

Annette Bolton studied City and Guilds in a variety of subjects covering beading, hand and machine embroidery, Stumpwork, mixed media and design. She has been teaching for over 25 years including City and Guilds in Stumpwork. She has a great passion for her subject, a regular contributor to stitching and beading magazines, as well as being a registered tutor for the learning curve at Alexandra Palace and the Great British Bead Show.