Embroidery at the Fashion and Textiles Museum

Last week, I wrote (here) about the celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty’s coronation – and included in the post a contemporary photograph of Her Majesty in her coronation robes, including a beautiful embroidered cloak. A few weeks earlier, I saw another coronation cloak, this time in person.Continue reading “Embroidery at the Fashion and Textiles Museum”

Enjoying Embroidery this week

An embroidery project Alongside my own textile work this week, I did an extra activity for pleasure: ‘Stitch Club’, an embroidery project led by Gwen Hedley, organised by TextileArtist.org. Delivered via a series of five short videos, there were also excellent accompanying notes to download. The activity formed an introduction to TextileArtist.org, which is aContinue reading “Enjoying Embroidery this week”

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