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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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Summer Delights: Our pick of the top events in London this September

Summer is nearly over, and if you have been stuck in London and never got to have your getaway holiday this year, we might...

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Hand & Lock’s Guide to the to 2014′s top Autumn Winter Fashion Trends

With Autumn right around the corner, we thought we needed to show you what our favourites our for this season! Although luxury wear isn’t...

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Making their time in prison count for something bigger than their sentence.

“Embroidery is like meditation, it calms you down.”   Fine Cell Work is a social enterprise, which commissions work for English Heritage, the Duchess...

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Day three of the Festival of Embroidery: Philippa Watkins’ Talk on future textile trends

Wednesday night marked the half way point of the first ever Festival of Embroidery and saw our largest audience so far. Monday and Tuesday’s talks...

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After Jamie Chalmers’ excellent talk we wanted to share his brillaint book: PUSH Stitchery

.‘Push Stitchery’ is a brilliant book that we were introduced to by its author Jamie Chalmers during his talk at our Festival of Embroidery....

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Day two of the Festival of Embroidery: Silkshading

Day two of the Festival of Embroidery has been dedicated to the fine art of Silkshading. Often described as ‘painting with thread’ the technique...

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