Haute Couture Embroidery

Introductory course in specialised haute couture techniques for hand making embroidery by using the Lunéville method, by the expert embroiderer Elisabeth Roulleau Gasbarre.

This introductory level course offers an introduction and practical experience in specialised haute couture techniques for making embroidery by hand using the Lunéville method. Lunéville embroidery, first developed in France in the nineteenth century, is a highly valued technique in international haute couture. It consists of using what is known as a Lunéville tambour hook to embroider by hand a variety of stones and beads (sequins, pearls, tubes, etc.) that bring an element of three-dimensionality and texture to garments and other textiles.

Dates: 16–19 May, 2024

Schedule: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Total hours: 28

Participants: There will be a maximum of 12 participants.

Targeted at: Students or graduates in Fashion Design, Pattern Making, Dressmaking, Fine Arts and/or Design, fashion professionals, artists and anyone interested in learning haute couture embroidery techniques.

Requirements: No prior knowledge of embroidery techniques is required.

Registration: Registrations will be accepted from the day the course is published until 11:59 pm on 24 march or until all available places are filled. Places will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you would like to participate, please fill out the online registration form. You must submit a curriculum vitae detailing your training and experience, and a letter of motivation explaining your interest in the activity and your relationship with the subject matter. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will be excluded.

Language: The course will be given in English and Spanish. The instructor is French, speaks good English and has an average knowledge of Spanish.

Fee: 405 €. The fee includes the materials for the proposed exercises, valued at 85 €. The museum will provide each participant with a kit containing all necessary materials: frame, Lunèville tambour hook, cotton thread, gold thread, bowls, beads, sequins, and other decorative items to be embroidered.

Instructor: Elisabeth Roulleau Gasbarre


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Tel. +34 943 004 777

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