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The Red Dress

embroidered red dress

The Fashion and Textile Museum in London is currently holding an exhibition charting 150 years of the Royal School of Needlework. It is very well thought out exhibition looking at how the school became established and why, as well as showcasing work undertaken by its students and staff. One of the highlights for me though […]

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It’s never too late!

When I heard a review of Louise Bourgeois: The Woven Child, an exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, I was interested to learn that the artist was at her most prolific later in life. This retrospective of the French-American artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), focused on her textile work which she began mostly in her 80s. Her […]

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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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“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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