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Goldwork Cyphers offer insight into a rich Royal History

The Hand & Lock archive contains mostly design drafts but occasionally a physical piece of embroidery is uncovered. Originally made as a sample or...

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The Winning Collaboration: Steven Sheldon joins Hand & Lock to help design the SS15 collection

At the start of 2014 Hand & Lock, the embroidery atelier to the Royal Family and top European design houses announced plans to create a...

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Wilcom International Confirm Sponsorship of The Prize for Embroidery 2014

This year sees the return of Wilcom as a principal sponsor of the Hand & Lock Prize for embroidery. The Internationally renowned Prize sees...

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Hand & Lock announce a two week extension to their SS15 design competition.

In 2014 Hand & Lock are designing, constructing and showing their first ever capsule collection. The collection, inspired by human and animal hierarchies and the...

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A Very Pinteresting night: The Story of the Hand & Lock Pinterest Press and Pinners Goldwork workshop

At 6.30 on Tuesday April the 29th the Pinners started to arrive. The Tube Strike couldn’t stop them and nor could the central London...

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We are in this month’s Vintage Life Magazine

  A few weeks ago Hand & Lock organised a shoot at the amazing Little Nan’s Bar in Deptford. With crisp and chic pyjamas...

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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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