Chawton House Library

Embroidery Workshop

Back by popular demand, join us for this unique opportunity to get hands on with history and learn how to embroider a handkerchief using rare eighteenth-century patterns from the long-running monthly Lady's Magazine (1770-1832)

Regency Week

Led by Royal School of Needlework graduate Charlotte Bailey, you will learn to develop historical needlework skills by working on one or two motifs using three simple stitches (stem, satin and French knot). All materials are provided for this hour-long workshop. You can take your embroidery project home to complete in your own time.

Charlotte Bailey is a freelance hand-embroidery artist with a passion for historical technique combined with contemporary application. She graduated from the Royal School of Needlework where she also had the privilege to work on the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding dress. During her time working at prestigious London-based ateliers Hand and Lock she also worked on fashion commissions from Louis Vuitton and Mary Katrantzou.

Event Details


Tuesday 20 June 2017, from 10.30am until 12pm
Thursday 22 June 2017, from 10.30am until 12pm


Chawton House Library, Chawton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ


£25 including materials

Further information

Further information is available on the website

The Jane Austen Regency Week is run on a non-commercial basis by a group of volunteers and participating organisations. It is funded through ticket sales, grants from Alton Town Council and East Hampshire District Council, and by advertisers in our programme.

Details of all Jane Austen Regency Week events are available on the website


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