Tambour: Chain, Beads & Sequins: Beating Around the Bush, Adelaide, Aust. Postponed to 2021


Tambour Beading: Chain, Beads & Sequins: Adelaide Australia: 3 day class

Tambour beading is a professional hand bead embroidery technique that is performed with a fine hook (a shortened French cornelli needle) in a holder. This is the technique use dot embellish couture garments for the fashion industry in Paris.

The tambour hook is used to embroider chain stitches and attach beads onto fabric that is stretched as tight as a drum over an embroidery frame. Beads are strung onto a working spool of thread and the beading is worked form the wrong side of the fabric. Beads are moved up the thread with one hand and then stitched on in a crochet motion making a chain stitch after each bead.

 Day 1 & 2; Introduction: equipment information, fabric preparation and mounting on the frame, transferring designs, all four hook turning directions, chain stitching using polyester and metallic thread.

 Day 3: attach bugle beads, seed beads and sequins: backstitch for leaf points and sunray stitching.

Technique: tambour beading

Skill Level: All

Your Kit will include (1 x Tambour holder and fine needle with cork end protector, 1 medium roller tapestry frame approx. size 38cm x 30 cm (15” x 12”), Silk Organza, 1 spool of Rasant polyester thread, 1 spool of metallic thread Madeira thread No.4 art no 9842 in any metallic colour. Framing up Instructions, Hook Turning Instructions)

To Book: https://www.inspirationsstudios.com/content/uploads/2019/11/BATB-2020-Catalogue-Online-Booking-Forms.pdf