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Hand & Lock: A photographic insight

We have put together a gallery of some of our favourite images from the last two years. From the first Festival of Embroidery to embroidering the...

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Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery: Finalists, mentors and sponsors announced

The 2015 Prize for Embroidery is now into its exciting second phase with twelve talented entrants being selected from hundreds of submissions. Entrants from...

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Designer Kristina Artemjeva wins the SS16 Design Competition

Last year Hand & Lock began producing an annual collection to showcase their embroidery skills. It was decided that each year we would invite...

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Easy Embellishment tutorial #1: Upcycle with flowers

This month we are introducing the first of a series of mini creative projects to inspire your work at home. We start with a...

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Brand new Autumn classes with the Bishopsgate Institute announced

For the first time Hand & Lock have partnered with the Bishopsgate Institute to offer a six week Haute Couture embroidery class. This all...

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Devi Vallabhaneni’s July 2015 Quiz

This month our expert quizmaster Devi is testing your knowledge with a Quiz focussing on some key embroidery materials – do you know you...

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Pictures from the 2015 Festival of Embroidery

130 guests, three speakers, 25 bottles of prosecco, 30 metres of passing, 13 seat frames, 35 rental chairs, four days, three nights and one Festival of Embroidery....

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Inspired to Embroiderer: A short history of Williamsburg

In September 2015 Hand & Lock have join forces with the Williamsburg School of Needlework to teach a special series of embroidery classes. The perfectly...

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Update on the regimental ledger being restored for Hand & Lock’s 250 anniversary

We are so pleased to report that work is going well on the regimental ledger. Our restoration expert, Peter Spain of West Grove Bindery...

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Military inspired pins: Alice Made This work with Hand & Lock to produce a brand new collection of men’s accessories.

This wonderful new collection of pins and cuff-links are inspired by traditional embroidery techniques used by the Military for hundreds of years. Men’s accessories...

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