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Pulled Work

Pulled work is a form of white work embroidery where the warp and weft of the fabric is pulled together to create pattern.

Worked on an open plain even-weave fabric, usually linen or cotton, various stitch combinations are worked vertically, horizontally, or diagonally across the fabric to form an open lace pattern by pulling or bunching together the warp and weft threads.

This technique is usually worked with white thread on white fabric, showing the texture of the lace type patterns formed.

Upcoming classes

Come and join us at the studio or online - we can teach you specific skills or give you a general overview of techniques.

Tue 18th Jun 2024
Cost: £70
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An opportunity to learn traditional and contemporary hand embroidery in Tracy’s studio in Fowlers Yard, Durham City.
Wed 19th Jun 2024
Cost: £70
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An opportunity to learn traditional and contemporary hand embroidery in Tracy’s studio in Fowlers Yard, Durham City.
Sat 22nd Jun 2024
Cost: £40.00
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An opportunity to learn traditional and contemporary hand embroidery in Tracy’s studio in Fowlers Yard, Durham City.

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