Goldwork Embroidery

Golden Hinde produce Quality English Goldwork Embroidery kits and sell the goldwork wires and goldwork threads and all your sundry goldwork embroidery requirements to make your own designs come alive. See our shop to the left.

Goldwork embroidery is an ancient craft (see the History of Goldwork Embroidery) and Golden Hinde aims to show that is not beyond beginners, despite all the mystery that surrounds the techniques.

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We have a range of kits available with something to suit everyone from a beginners to expert level,
They  are available in our Goldwork Kits section of our shop
(picture : Goldwork Embroidery Unicorn - Available in our Expert range)

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                     GIFT VOUCHERS available here

See our update list below for all the new classes we have put on our blog and products we have updated.

We are trying to keep our website up to date so keep an eye out for anything new we post on the home page or within the site. Over the next year we hope to do some product reviews on the home page so keep a look out.

Discontinued Moon1

We have  the moon Kits which is now *discontinued* so it is the last chance to buy, we have limited numbers available and expect them to go quickly at these reduced prices. This is a lovely kit which is also easy to adapt or add your own personal additions. Get it NOW before it goes.

Moon Ideal kit RRP £29.95 now £19.95
Moon Goldwork Kit

Please take some time when placing any orders to familiarise yourself with our 
Terms and Conditions

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Please be aware that Monday 1st May is a Bank holiday here in the UK so we will not be open. If you have a query please email us via the Contact Us form. Thank you 


Details on website updates and dispatch details 

Easter Holidays

Easter is fast approaching us, please be aware that we will be closed for the Easter bank holiday weekend from
14th April and re open on 24th April 2017
We will try our best to get all orders placed by 5pm on 12th April out before we close, any orders placed after this time will not be picked up until week begining 24th April. 
We hope everyone has a lovey Easter
Happy stitching and don't eat too much Chocolate.

Take a look at some of the new Embroidery books available from Golden Hinde 
including The Embroiders Little Book of hints and tips - Alison Cole - this is Alison's brand new book and is available in the UK Exclusively from Golden Hinde - get your copy here The Embroiderers Little Book Of Hints and Tips

New in Store

We are now stocking DMC threads, Checkout the new Diamant range (a great alternative to Anchor Ophir which has been discontinued) available in a range of colours to suit any embroidery project, get yours here DMC Diamant.
Also available DMC Mouline 25 - stranded cotton, lots of colours to choose from DMC Stranded Cotton Range (N.B we do not hold the full DMC stranded cotton colour range)

Coloured Purl Sets 
We have recently added several sets of coloured purls to the website which have proved to be very popular and we are hoping to add more soon. These are great for trying out different types of purls or to add texture and interest to a piece of work. Get yours here Coloured Purl sets


We have just added some new frames to our website Hand rotating tapestry frame which is great for all types of embroidery.
Also our bar frames are now available in sets to give a choice of frame sizes.

Get these frames here

*** Spiral Purl *** 

This product has proven to be so popular that we have added more colours to the range! 
Everyone seems to like the gold spiral that we have it stock, have a look at the other colours that we now have in stock, why not try them out. Find them here - Spiral purls

Golden Hinde want to thank each and every one of our customers for your continued business and rest assured that we are working through orders as quickly as we can, many thanks for your patience.
Please note that as per our T&C's we endevour to get items out within 10 working days, but due to current demand it maybe taking a little longer than some customers have been used to. 
If you have any queries or questions please send an e-mail to us via the contact us page. 

Happy Stitching 
Golden-Hinde Team

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Barley Twist set
This lovely set comprises of a stiletto and seam ripper, a fantastic addition to anyones sewing box click this link to purchase

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Goldwork embroidery


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Take a look at these and other great offers while stocks last 

*** New to Bargain corner ***

Frames Variety pack, we only have ONE available!
they would normally RRP £40 but are available for £20

17 September 2015
Just added to our website :

Broad Plate available in Gold, Silver and Copper
Whipped Plate available in Gold 

all these can be found by clicking here Broad plate and whipped plate


7th May 2015
**** New product ****

Squirrel Pin Cushion has been added to our Goldwork Embroidery Sundry supplies and would be a cute addition to anyone's embroidery kit.

11 Febuary 2015
*****New coloured check wires *****
New colours added to the website for our
Coloured Check purls (previously known as twists)

11 February 2015
******New Product *******
Wonderfil wonderguard for threads 
an easy to use product that is a must to keep all your threads tidy and clean.


13 Dec 2014 New item in bargain corner Glitz wires

  05 December 2014                                 

New product - seam ripper added to website 

  9 July 2014                                 

Places available for our fortnightly Goldwork classes in Warrington - see details above 

  9 July 2014

Added new leather colours
Wine, Dark Brown & Taupe         
6 x 6 
2 x 2 

  8 July 2014   

Added new products in bargain corner 
Full leather skins
1/2 Leather skins
1/4 Leather skins

  2 July 2014

Added new product
Goldline tracing paper                  
25 sheets 
50 sheets  

         9 Dec 2013


  Added new products in bargain corner 

Trinket box

Book Marks

Picture corners

         9 Dec 2013

  Added new product: ETUI  scissors

         9 Dec 2013

  Added new products
Waste knot scissors / machine embroidery scissors

         16 Oct 2013

  Updated the Cockerel goldwork kit

         26 Sept 2013

  Our new - Luminous Lupin Goldwork
  embroidery chart 

         13 Sept 2013

  Updates to our Gallery, added 2 new pictures.
  Thanks to AL and KP for your lovely work 

         13 Sept 2013

   Back in stock - Coloured Purls
   Lavender CP092v


            6 Sept 2013


Tail Catcher

 24 July 2013    Added shows we will be atttending in 2013, including the workshops we will be taking at each show. See above

16 May 2013    



Tailors / Quilters board cutting scissors 50% off

10 May 2013   



DVD / Amazon deal
buy our goldwork DVD and one of 2 other books from us via Amazon over the next month and receive a £10 gift voucher to spend on your next purchase with us.
See above on our home page

     9 May 2013   


Chatelaines Black Enamel

Added review about the Black enamel scissors keepers see above

9 May 2013      


Added 4 new pictures to the Gallery
Art Deco
Sheer fabric dolphins
Crosses on a stole

      8 May 2013   


Special Twist Fine - 2 metre lengths
Antique Gold Twist - Metallic Content

26 Apr 2013    


Added new clearer photograhs for all the coloured wires.
Coloured Purls
Coloured Twist Purls
Coloured Metallic Purls
Coloured Shimmer Purls
Coloured Spiral
Coloured Rope

6 Mar 2013 We have changed the Goldwork Threads & Wires Section  & put the coloured purls into seperate categories for you to find what you are looking for more easily: 
Coloured Purls
Coloured Twist Purls
Metallic Purls
Coloured Shimmers
Coloured Spirals
Coloured Rope
Coloured Purl Metallic Carnation
Coloured Purl Metallic Champagne
8 Feb 2013 Back in stock Coloured Purls
30 Jan 2013 Back in stock
Needle case necklace
30 Jan 2013 Pewter product added
Celtic amulet scissors
30 Jan 2013 New product added
Pewter seam ripper
or quick unpick
22 Jan 2013 Back in stock Ultrafyne thread
Nutmeg Brown,
Leaf Green
11 Jan 2013 Back in stock Coloured Purls
Nutmeg Fushia
Xmas Green
23 Nov 2012

We have had quite a few requests for 
Gift Vouchers which are available here on our website now.

14 Nov 2012 added new photographs of Lame & Marlitt
13 Nov 2012 Christmas posting dates added to the top of the website
13 Nov 2012 added information about orders been posted while at Harrogate show
6 x 6 inch Black, Red & Golden Brown felt squares
12 x 12 inch Black, Red & Golden Brown felt squares
24 Oct 2012 Added class information for Audlem mill to the top of the home page
25 Oct 2012 Added 2 new pictures to the gallery
2 Oct 2012

Added stand numbers to the home page for The Knitting & Stitching shows we are attending 
Alexandra Palace - Stand 05 
Harrogate - Stand TG630

28 Sept 2012 Updated Gallery for Grace Sheldricks 2 pictures
26 Sept 2012

Regular classes we run in the Courses
New photograph added for our Techniques Brochure

25 Sept 2012 NEW BOOK ADDED
RSN Essential Stitch Guides by Helen McCook
14 Sept 2012 New photographs added to the following
CP073v Rope Silver
CP094v Rope Light Gold
CP112v Rope Coral
CP113v Rope Safari
CP0114v Rope Gold
CP0115v Rope Red
CP0116v French Navy
CP0117v Rope Flesh
CP0118v Rope Bronze
CP119v Rope Old Gold
CP120v Rope Antique Gold
CP121v Rope Aquarius
CP122v Rope Lime
CP123v Rope Carnation
11 Sept 2012 added photographs for the new silk colours
Gold shot
Lilac shot

Turquoise shot
Hands Free Magnifier
Turquoise shot
Gold shot
Lilac shot

15 August 2012 added to home page, course we a running at Audlem Mill in November 2012
17 July 2012

Pewter products catagory added
Moved embroidery information into Goldwork history 
added new Product reviews

16 July 2012

Silver sample packs back in stock
K3 Jap back in stock
Pink / Purple twist back in stock
6"x6" various colours of leather added & in stock

8 June 2012 We have added a search facility at the top of the website to help you find items more easily
23 May 2012 added show dates we will be attending in 2012
12 April 2012 We have updated the Dolphin Kit & added a wave.
21 March 2012

K2 Silver Jap 
K4 Silver Jap
Tailor scissors back in stock

10 March 2012 blog updated with the following categories
Classes through the years
Goldwork embroidery history and techniques
We are trying to catagorise the blog the make it easier to navigate
10 Feb 2012 Silver Passing thread is back in stock
10 February 2012 NEW PRODUCT 
Dusky Pink 3 ply Twist
26 January 2012 CP014V Twist Plum.Coloured Purl is back in stock
10 January 2012 Hazel Everett book reviewed moved to product
10 January 2012 Embroidery Mellor Product review added
21 December 2011 NEW PRODUCTS added - K2 Jap & K4 Jap
13 December 2011

Bright Check 8 - Gold
Smooth Purl 8 - Gold
Rough Purl 8 - Gold 
Wire Check 8 - Gold

13 December 2011 Smooth Purl 6 Silver is back in stock
6 December 2011 NEW PRODUCT - very high quality                            Gold Plated Mellor
02 December 2011 Last posting dates for Christmas added to the home page
19 October 2011 Items added in Bargain Corner
2nd September 2011 Extra show date we are attending in 2012
10th August 2011 Gallery Update The Goldwork Gekco
10th August 2011 Frodsham Lacemakers -February 2011
7th August 2011 Gallery Updates Bird of paradise Seahorse Heart Golden Wedding Gift
3rd August 2011  Updates to Golden Hinde Blog in June & July.
Threads used in metal thread embroidery
What exactly is Goldwork Embroidery?
What is Couching?
Or nue goldwork embroidery
Opus Anglicanum
Basic Goldwork techniques
Goldwork embroidery for novices
2nd August 2011 Feb 2010 Wirral Embroiderers Guild class.
27th July 2011 Updated the exhibition section for the Knitting and stitch shows 2010
25th July 2011

June 2010 Cadwyn Clywyd Group
May 2010 Keswick Embroiderers Guild class Blog - links into website on all blog pages

26th July 2011

Sept 2010 Blackpool Embroiderers Guild
Sept 2010 Cheshire Borders Embroiderers Guild

13th July 2011 Silver bright check is back in stock
5th July 2011 added new flower shape bees wax
14th June 2011 Show dates we are attending added
17th May 2011 added new photographs of the Coloured Purls
10th May 2011 added new photographs of Silver & Copper Wires
28th April 2011

added new colours of-
light / Medium /Dark Gold 3 ply Twist
Kid leather light gold

19th April 2011 Photographs added for the Felt & Glass beads
25th March 2011

Items added
Glass beads - new colours
Ultrafyne thread - new colours
Felt - new colours &new sizes

24th March 2011 Gold wires and Threads updated
22nd March 2011 Product updated
20th Mar 2011 Added photographs to the gallery
December 2010 New Dragon Kit added


Places we have shipped to over the last few months;

America, Australia, Canada, China, Dubai, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, USA.

Goldwork embroidery supplies

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