My first post of the year is usually an opportunity to highlight upcoming exhibitions and events. However, due to travel arrangements over the festive period I am not back in time to do it properly.
Instead, here is a video about London’s Hand & Lock embroidery atelier, made by Mode Stories UK in December. Hand & Lock were established in the late 18th century as an embroidery business and since then has created pieces for the military, royalty and, more recently, celebrities such as Michael Jackson.
A tour of Hand & Lock has been on my to do list for some time but it’s quite difficult to book an individual place. Now it’s great to have a virtual tour, which should keep me going until I can get there in person.
Enjoy and be back in a few weeks with my regular postcard of what’s happening here in the UK!