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A Potted History of Haute Couture

Haute Couture may have started in France but it was a concept born of an Englishman once famed but now largely forgotten by the...

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Burberry Prorsum embrace Hand & Lock’s Military Heritage

The Burberry 2015 Christmas campaign featured specially embroidered oversized monograms by Hand & Lock. During the campaigns planning phases Burberry’s design team made frequent...

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The Restoration of a Piece of Embroidery History

Nearly a year and a half ago I first joined the Hand & Lock team to begin a project to explore and organise the...

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Samantha Roddick announced as Mentor for the 2016 Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery

As the 2016 Prize registration comes to a close Hand & Lock is delighted to announce that founder of Coco de Mer and art...

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Rolls Royce commissioned Hand & Lock to embroider the German Saxe-Coburg and Gotha family’s Coat of Arms.

Earlier this year British car manufacturer Rolls Royce commissioned Hand & Lock to embroider a leather cushion with the German Saxe-Coburg and Gotha family’s...

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The Patch Shop is now Open

A wise woman once said ‘it’s only fashion, we aren’t bloody paramedics’ and inspired an entire collection of patches that are about fashion’s less...

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An Embroidery of the Battle of Hardhome from Game of Thrones Fifth Season

Communities across the whole of the United Kingdom have come together in support of one of the biggest TV shows in the world, Game of...

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An Interview with Chicago Fashion Incubator’s Design Director Andrea Kalish Render about the forthcoming classes

Hand & Lock is heading to Chicago to teach a one week class in Haute Couture embroidery. Our hosts are the Chicago Fashion Institute who are located...

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Devi’s Red Carpet Fashion Quiz: Golden Globes Edition

Devi Vallabhaneni is back with another fashion quiz this time the subject is Red Carpet Fashion. The 2016 Awards Season has just kicked off...

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Hand & Lock: Embroiderers to the Royal Family | A Short Film by Mode

At the end of November a London based viral video company called Mode Stories UK visited the Hand & Lock atelier to make a...

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