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The Hand & Lock New York Classes begin

In the heart of Manhattan’s Garment District teachers Stéphanie Bonneau and Jessica Pile have begun teaching the Hand & Lock Embroidery classes. Week one is...

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Restoring traditions: City Marshal Belt and Epaulettes

Back in mid August Hand & Lock were commissioned by Philip Jordan, the City Marshal of The City of London to refurbish some crucial accoutrements that...

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The 2014 Hand & Lock Prizegiving

Each year Hand & Lock proudly organise the prestigious Prize for Embroidery to promote the use of hand embroidery in couture with the aim...

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Poppy embroidery to be auctioned to raise funds for the 2014 Poppy appeal.

Hand & Lock have produced a tribute to the fallen of WWI using our hand guided industrial sewing machine. The symbolic poppies have been...

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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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