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An Evening at The Barbican with Jean Paul Gaultier

‘Do you want to attend an intimate on-stage discussion with catwalk king Jean Paul Gaultier and newly appointed vogue editor Suzy Menkes?’ Yeah…ok then....

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A to Z of Embroidery

A is for Appliqué. A piece of fabric embroidered to the surface of another piece of fabric. An appliqué is usually one piece applied...

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Karen Nicol awarded the Beryl Dean Award for teaching excellence

On Monday the 7th April sponsor of the 2012 Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery, Karen Nicol was awarded the ‘Beryl Dean Award for...

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Hand & Lock and Fashion City Insider

Hand & Lock has teamed up with Fashion City Insider to help promote London and London businesses as fashion destinations for the fashion inclined...

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Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery registration extended to help raise funds for the May Morris wall hangings

Hand & Lock has become involved in the campaign to save the May Morris ‘Melsetter hangings’ from leaving the UK to an overseas buyer....

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Designer Profile: Alexis Housden

The British Fashion scene lost it’s ‘enfant terrible’ with the passing of Alexander McQueen in 2010 and many up and coming designers hope to...

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Announcing the Debut Hand & Lock Collection

Couture catwalks across fashion capitals of the world are awash with stunning embellishments. Structured corsets dripping with beads, flowing gowns sparkling with crystals and...

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Embroidery designer focus: Anhha

A new brand has established itself quickly. Anhha is the fusion of two cultures: London and Vietnamese, two distinct ways of life that have influenced...

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Mary Katrantzou wows the crowds at London Fashion Week with pieces embroidered by Hand & Lock

Mary Katrantzou’s latest show at the 2014 London Fashion Week was the usual blast of vibrant colour and stunning textures. The collection featured, for...

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Pringle of Scotland featuring the embroidery of Hand & Lock

‘Oh my god, the strawberries taste like Lavender’ we whispered as we sat down at a crisp white table sprinkled with breakfast delights, at the...

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