Taking your work that stage further
After putting all that hard work into your stitching, it seems a pity not to show it off! We provide the following services:
Making up Cushions
Mounting your work ready for framing (we can also arrange for your work to be framed to conservation standard through a third party)
Transforming your work into soft hangings
Finishing off incomplete work, whether yours or a family members.
If your item is not included, we may still be able to help. Please contact us for advice.
How do I submit an item?
1. Post or email your enquiry or telephone Rosie Taylor-Davies our Head of Studio so you can discuss an appropriate way forward. An appointment can be made or alternatively, an item can be sent to us for evaluation. Contact details for Rosie - Telephone , email
2. Once our Studio staff have evaluated the work involved, they will then issue an estimate and details of the work required.
3. If you wish to proceed, you will be asked to pay a deposit of 25% + VAT.
4. Once your job is completed, we will ask for payment before dispatch.
nb: Studio Staff will endeavour to complete the task within the time frame given, but this cannot be guaranteed.
Textiles are often the most vulnerable contents of our places of worship where they are in danger from light, damp, dirt, insects and the wear and tear of regular use. Additional damage can often be caused by the well-intentioned amateur enthusiast. The Studio undertakes work for many synagogues and churches, such as;
Wedding Canopies, Altar Frontals, Lectern Covers, Copes, Chasubles, Stoles, Cassocks, Hassocks, Torah Covers and Mantles, Kippah's, Vestments etc.
For all of the above, we can provide a cleaning service including smoke damaged items. We can restore or conserve items or we can transfer antique embroideries onto new backgrounds. We can also advise on minor repairs, adjustments and storage.
Onsite visits can be arranged for a fee. Please contact Rosie Taylor-Davies on or email
Studio staff are experts in the "both sides alike" technique, used on military banners and regimental colours. We are able to conserve and mount banners to prolong their life and use for regimental display.
We are also able to repair and restore military uniforms from past and present.
The Studio can reproduce a coat of arms to your specification or a motto or family crest. Alternatively, we could produce a canvas kit for you to work yourself.
Livery Companies, Museums and Stately Homes
The Studio has undertaken conservation and restoration of a range of textiles for many Stately Homes, Museums and Livery Companies and would be happy to visit and discuss any work required i.e. tapestry reweaving, repair of canvas chair seats, curtain repair or restoration, repair or restoration of banners or new commissions such as replacement banners, embroidered gauntlets or replacement ribbons for masters badges.
A recent collaboration with Chertsey Museum, Surrey to produce new banners has been enthusiastically received by museum staff and recent visitors.
We have undertaken all kinds of commissions for companies. We can design individual corporate gifts, an embroidered representation of your Company logo or prestigious commissions for your offices or a special event, based on your own design or ideas.
Hotels, Theatres and Other Public Venues
The Studio have in the past been involved in a variety of projects, from the reproduction of the pelmet and trimmings for the curtain at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden to tailored tapestry kits for the Women in White Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber in conjunction with the Really Useful Group.