Goldwork Embroidery in the French Alps with Hanny Newton 30th August - 6th September 2025

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Goldwork Embroidery in the French Alps with Hanny Newton 30th August - 6th September 2025

Escape to the breathtaking French Alps for a week of relaxation and creativity with Hanny Newton, a renowned metal thread embroiderer. This all-inclusive holiday is perfect for those seeking to learn and enhance their metal thread embroidery skills from one of the world's top experts.

Throughout your week in Samoëns, Hanny will guide you through various metal thread embroidery techniques using gold, silver, and copper threads. Whether you're a novice eager to start your embroidery journey or an experienced stitcher aiming to refine your skills, this retreat promises to inspire and educate you.

Embrace the opportunity to explore the picturesque surroundings, indulge in leisurely walks amidst the charming Alpine hills, and immerse yourself in the glorious mountain views during breaks between embroidery sessions. Additionally, savor delectable meals crafted with locally sourced ingredients, unwind in cozy chalet accommodations with access to an outdoor pool, and forge connections with like-minded individuals who share your passion for embroidery.

Don't let this exceptional chance to indulge your love for stitching in one of the world's most extraordinary settings slip away. Join Hanny Newton and a community of embroidery enthusiasts for an unforgettable week of creativity, relaxation, and inspiration in the heart of the French Alps.



About The Host

Hanny Newton

Hanny Newton

Hanny is known for her contemporary approach to metal thread embroidery. Since studying at the Royal School of Needlework (2013) she has been fascinated by the inherent qualities of metal threads, and has a deep belief in the importance of innovation and self expression to keeping crafts alive.

Applying her creative approach to historical goldwork embroidery techniques, she creates bespoke hand stitched pieces using gold, silver and copper threads, and her passion lies in exploring ways embroidery, print and embellishment can combine to create unique, beautiful textile artworks.

From her studio in Shropshire UK, she works with interior designers and art consultants to create bespoke large scale projects for hotels, restaurants and private residences internationally. She was awarded the QEST Broderers' Company Scholarship in 2023.

She has recently worked on large scale projects with clients such as Artelier Art Consultants and love collaborating with my clients to create that perfect one off piece or collection for a project that brings a concept to life with imagination and highly crafted attention to detail.

She is passionate about passing her love of stitch onto others, teaching her contemporary spin on goldwork internationally, including at Hand&Lock London, West Dean College UK, The British Museum, Ambacht in beeld festival, Amsterdam and the Australian Design Centre, Sydney.



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