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 Or nué  Golden Tresses


Sharyn Hutchens

Duration 2 days
Dates Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sept   2018
Fees Members $150 | Non-Members $180
Fees Due By 15 Aug
Venue  76 Queen St, Concord West

Or nué embroidery has been around since the 15th C. Couching stitches in coloured thread, usually silk, are stitched in blocks over laid gold metal threads to create a form of needle-painting. Subtle shading can be achieved by gradating shades of colour as well as varying the spacing of the stitches.

Join us for a contemporary take on this very old technique. Cream, black and three shades of grey silk over the gold threads have been used for this young lady’s hair and scattered small gold spangles provide extra bling. 

Stitch onto cream silk as in the sample or choose a coloured background fabric of your choice and different coloured silks for your subject’s hair.

Will you stitch a miniature portrait or include your finished embroidery as part of a larger work?

A basic kit containing the gold threads required will be available on the day. 

Skill level: Intermediate to Experienced

Kit cost:    $14.00 to be paid to tutor.



Enrol in this Workshop

You can book a place in this workshop by contacting the Embroiderers' Guild NSW.

Some workshops will have an additional charge for kits - please enquire at the time of booking.

All bookings are subject to the
Guild's Workshop Policy.