Goldwork is one of the most dramatic types of embroidery, and one of my favourites! I am writing a book on goldwork at the moment which will give lots of advanced advice, but I also want to share the basics here to get you started if you're thinking of giving it a go.

Simply click the links to view simple instructions on the basic techniques of goldwork.

String Padding
  Couching Threads
Stretching Pearl Purl (Video)
Couching Pearl Purl