Hand and Lock Prize for Embroidery Competition 2018

London and South East Section

The Textile Institute London and SE England Section will award $650 for the submission featuring ‘The Best Use of Sustainable Materials’.

Hand and Lock 2018 Leaflet

About the prize

Since 1767 London based embroidery atelier Hand & Lock have been producing embroidery for the British Military, the Royal Family, Savile Row tailors and European fashion houses.

The annual Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery was established in 2000 to encourage the use of embroidery in fashion and textile art. The Prize seeks to discover emerging embroidery talent and gives new designers the opportunity to showcase their talents.

The Prize receives thousands of entries from fashion students and talented enthusiasts from all over the world. Former winners have gone on to start their own successful businesses or work in the industry for top design houses.

In 2016 Hand & Lock expanded The Prize to incorporate embroiderers working in fields outside of fashion. Now, embroidery artists, interior designers, accessory designers can all submit entries in the Textile Arts Category. The Prize has also expanded with the addition of the Wilcom Digital Embroidery Award rewarding excellence in machine embroidery design.

Hand & Lock are proud to continue to support the next generation of embroiderers with the Prize for Embroidery


Go to www.handembroidery.com/the-prize where you can read the 2018 brief and pay the registration fee.
2018 Students entry fee: £19 2018
Non students entry fee: £29