Historic Embroidery in Contemporary Times with Helen McCook

  • Wednesday, 23rd April 2014, 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Free

Ask at the information desk for exact location. - Portrait Gallery (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)


Come and meet Helen McCook and watch her recreate fabrics of the past before your very eyes. Ask questions, get advice or bring your own hand stitching and join in.

Helen teaches at the Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace and is the author of The Essential Stitch Guide to Goldwork. She was part of the team who created the embellishment on the dress, veil and shoes for the wedding of Katherine Middleton and Prince William and she has worked on costume embellishment for London West End, Broadway and German theatre productions.

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