Hand & Lock are the world’s oldest embroiderers and goldlacemen with archives that go back to 1767. They supply civic and military regalia laces braids and cords as well as flags and pennants. Much of their work these days is in fashion and costume work but their workrooms are a fantastic source of inspiration for interior designers and private clients all over the world. They create unique soft furnishing fabrics using a wide variety of specialist embroidery techniques: applique Irish Cornely and hand-embroidery; Tambour and hand beading. These can be used on curtains pelmets blinds cushions footstools bedspreads bed-heads valances four poster hangings tablecloths and more.