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Haute Couture Beading with KHÒLÒ (Afternoon - August 2019)

  • The Windsor Workshop Level 1, 115 Chapel Street Windsor, VIC, 3181 Australia (map)

Due to incredible demand, we’ve had to put on a second session for you! If you have not been privileged enough to stumble across Melbourne based and designed fashion label, Khòlò, then let us be the ones to introduce you…. you can thank us later…

Since their inception in 2016, Khòlò has been well known for its over the top, haute couture embroidery details - whether it be a cuff or a shoulder or collar, your outfit has never quite seen this much sequinned glory. Hand beaded, never generic and always inspiring, this is the first time ever Khòlò is bringing their unique beading techniques to Australia.

The Island Girl collection by Khòlò details the memory of a childhood spent in Fiji - we have chosen the most beautiful of tropical florals for this workshop series.

You will be privy to learning this special embroidery technique, used throughout Khòlò’s collections, and thought to have originated from India.  This particular ancient technique is referred to as Ari work, and there are traces of it as stemming back as early as the 16th Century. It has traveled from Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh, to Kutch in Gujarat and then later in the 18th Century, it was exported across the Middle East and eventually arrived in Europe.

If you are an embroidery fanatic or just want to learn a unique skill, come along to this once in a life time workshop!  

Over a fun filled, coffee drinking, champagne sipping morning you will learn…

  • The history of tambour beading

  • The mesmerising techniques of tambour beading

What You Get

  • All the materials you need - an embroidery frame (this is not the same as an embroidery hoop), a sequin set for each flower, a tambour needle, a how-to-guide with further resources and of course, a very, very special, goodie bag. 

  • A how-to-guide with further resources and ….


  • You will be treated to an array of fine food / coffee / tea / wine to feed your creative energies

Important Info

The Windsor Workshop is located on level 1 of 115 Chapel Street, Windsor.  Windsor train station is a 4 minute walk, or jump off at Duke Street stop on Tram 78.  All day parking is available behind Paint Spot, Windsor (opposite the station) for around $7/day.

Our workshops are suitable for persons 16 years or older.

You may be photographed at this event.

Terms and Conditions/ Cancellations

The Windsor Workshop reserves the right to cancel any scheduled workshop.  The reasons this may occur are (a) if a workshop does not reach the minimum number of students or (b) an Artist or Workshop Facilitator falls ill.  In the unfortunate circumstance of a workshop being cancelled, students will be notified at least 2 days before the commencement of the workshop and a credit note will be issued to be used at a later date.  Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds if the class is cancelled. 

If you are unable to attend your workshop, please let us know within four days of your workshop and we will give you a credit note to be used at a later date, or transfers are available upon request. No credit notes will be issued for cancellations when less than four working days' notice is given. No refunds are available.