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About Constance Wood

The art of Heritage Embroidery, Silk Painting, Bead and Sequin Embellishment and Mixed Media. Learn the techniques and skills needed to create beautiful projects. Join me on a creative journey that celebrates craftsmanship and creativity. Catering for beginners and advanced crafters alike. All welcome.

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I am passionate about preserving heritage crafts and sharing my knowledge, it's what I love. I am a qualified Adult & Further Education Tutor, qualified in 1992 and now run regular workshops and courses in the traditional techniques of Hand Embroidery and Fabric Manipulation and enjoy sharing my experience. I am a member of Embroiderers' Guild and Heritage Crafts Association. My teaching method is relaxed. I want you to enjoy, experiment and have fun.
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Lower Galdeford

Jacobean Crewel Wool Embroidery Class

*The image is from the archives of the V&A Museum, London, UK.

Jacobean Era (1603-1625)

The name “Jacobean” originates from the reign of James I of England (Latin: Jacobus), when this style of décor became popular.  Jacobean embroidery is a style of embroidery design, iconography of stylized flowers, vines, plants, animals, and birds. crewelwork uses a range of stitches and elements of shading using crewel wool on linen. Crewel wool is 2 ply and is not fluffy and the linen used is still produced today, 100% hand loomed linen in Scotland to traditional Jacobean heritage techniques .