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Can embroidery survive for 2000 years?

The simple answer is yes – if something is stored in the right conditions. The British Museum’s Peru: A Journey in Time includes this funerary wrap which dates to about 2000 years ago and yet the colours are still bright and fresh. Though difficult to photograph and displayed in low light conditions – this image […]

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A day out in Essex

On a glorious summer’s day in mid-August, E.A.S.T had a day trip to Hyde Hall in Essex – the location for our upcoming exhibition, Transformation, in October 2021. One of the primary reasons for our visit was to look at the space where our exhibition will be held. It’s a lovely space, and you get […]

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The sound of stitching and creativity

If like me, you enjoy hand stitching, there may be times when you listen to your favourite radio programme or perhaps you have a favourite podcast. Since the pandemic there seems to have been an increase in people starting their own podcasts which means the range of topics have been increasing and that includes podcasts […]

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“Transformation” – Exhibition Preview Images

East Anglia Stitch Textiles are pleased to introduce their new 2021 exhibition “Transformation”.  Each week we will tempt you with a feature snapshot of a different EAST artist. Keep an eye on our website and social media links for all the latest information on this exciting new body of work. The images below show details […]

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Self Portrait

This is the piece of work I entered for the Knit and Stitch Portrait Competition, expressing my feelings about being in lock down. Angela Brookford

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