Hannah Mansfield goldwork beetle brooches

Hannah Mansfield

Hannah Mansfield is a freelance hand embroiderer based near Bristol. She specialises in the techniques of goldwork and tambour beading. In 2019 Hannah was awarded first prize in the international embroidery competition The Hand & Lock Prize, for her collection of goldwork flower sculptures. Hannah is a trade freeman of the Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers.

Describe your approach to teaching
My approach to teaching is to be attentive to each student's needs so they can effectively master the skills taught in the class and become confident in using the techniques independently.

What inspires your own work?
My embroidery is inspired by the natural world; specifically flowers, insects and seasonal collections of plants. I am passionate about using traditional embroidery techniques to create contemporary designs.

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