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Download our Halloween embroidery challenges and make your own spooky skull tote bag.

Just in time for Halloween we made a devilishly easy to follow guide so you can decorate an old tote bag with a spooky...

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Join us at the historical Bishopsgate Institute for the 2014 Hand & Lock Prizegiving.

Behind the scenes we have been working tirelessly on the 2014 Prize for Embroidery. The 12 finalists were partnered with their esteemed mentors and...

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Designing a Rebellion: The story of Hand & Lock’s début Spring Summer 2015 fashion collection

The idea to produce a Hand & Lock collection for London Fashion Week first came up in January in a staff meeting. Another year...

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Vampires of Fashion Week: Designer Ed Marler makes an impressive début at Fashion East

Hand & Lock were delighted to be invited to Fashion East’s SS15 show to see collections by Helen Lawrence, Louise Alsop and Ed Marler....

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Hand & Lock début their Spring / Summer 2015 Collection

The début collection titled ‘The Radicalisation of Nadia’ was an opportunity for the embroiderers and embroidery designers at Hand & Lock to showcase their...

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Talented Hand & Lock Intern Renata Salazar-Lasocki describes her experiences working on the Hand & Lock début collection

I am about to start the third and final year of my BA in Theatre Practice – Costume Construction at The Royal Central School...

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Hand & Lock launch a Kickstarter campaign to fund the restoration of a unique Victorian regimental ledger

Working in an archive, surrounded by boxes of potential treasure, you are always hoping to be the one to find something for the first...

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Topshop, Kate Moss, Swarovski and Hand & Lock: The story of that Flapper Dress by Scott Gordon Heron

Hand & Lock’s head designer Scott Gordon Heron has selected one of his favourite samples from our collection that perfectly demonstrates the tambour technique....

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“The end of bitching in Fashion” : We looking back to Paris Couture week and share what we loved the most.

With Couture Week in Paris becoming a distant memory, we decided to recall to mind everything we liked, adored and loved, and for things...

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“If you are an artist, You must keep open eyes, because in every minute you can be inspired”: Our Interview with textile Artist Jose Romussi

Hand & Lock like to celebrate Embroidery in all it’s forms. Embroidered Art is all at once accessible and inspiring and so often a great expression of...

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