All posts by Margaret Talbot

A visit to the Worshipful Company of Broderers “The Art of Embroidery” exhibition at Bankside gallery, London

The Worshipful Company of Broderers put on an excellent open exhibition at the Bankside Gallery in London which was very well attended. A pity it was only for six days. As the title suggests the exhibits were all embroidered either by hand or machine. All exquisitely executed and some with contemporary designs. All wall hung. […]

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Celebration of lockdown freedom

The village of Abbotsley have been crocheting, knitting and making plastic flowers during lockdown. These were put on the village green by villagers accompanied by the Bedford Pipe band.

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Embroiderers Guild closure

National Embroiderers Guild Closure. Bank accounts frozen for all branches.

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Moss

With so much gloom about I thought I would embroidery some moss as the green shoots of recovery lift the spirit.

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A Delightful Course

I recently attended several courses with the tutor Amanda Clayton who lives in Stafford.  We only worked in sheer and translucent fabrics in natural colours.  She introduced us to at least ten different fabrics including crepoline, mousseline and pineapple cloth.  We were encouraged to use at least eight different types of thread in neutral colours […]

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