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Create your own Embroidery reference book at our 'Goldwork Notebook RETREAT'!

We are delighted to bring you this  VERY SPECIAL embroidery retreat which will be held on Monday 12th May 2025 – Friday 16th May 2025 at Foxhill House, Frodsham, Cheshire.

This retreat is a great retreat for all abilities, where you will create your own ‘go to’ reference book that you will be able to add to as you learn techniques and refer to for years to come. 

We will be adding samples of threads and wires and what they are used for as well as small sample pieces for you to add to the pages of your books. 

Look forward to:

  • An exclusive project created by Sarah Rakestraw 
  • Expert tutoring from the Golden Hinde Team
  • Making new friends who share your love of embroidery
  • All your meals provided
  • A cosy ensuite room of your own

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About Us

Sarah is the owner of Golden Hinde. Her love of gold work and many other embroidery techniques can be seen in each piece of work crafted by her and her enthusiasm shines through when talking about or teaching Goldwork techniques.

“My love of gold work started whilst watching my mum for many years, designing clothes and making costumes for school plays. She worked on a banner for my school for two years, all worked in gold work this banner is paraded with my old school St Thomas’s every walking day displaying its beauty as it ripples in the sunshine to this day”

Want to work with Learn Embroidery and Goldwork Skills?

Learn from the comfort of your own home, let Sarah teach you techniques to create a variety of beautiful embroideries, join the Golden Hinde Academy and start your journey with us today.

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