Saturday, 5 November 2016

Great Western Embroiderers 1

After a long working day yesterday, our exhibition is up and running. Here follows a photo record of the work of the group, wall by wall.

The first features a quilt which was made by six members of Great Western Embroiderers when they took part in The Game of Quilts at this year's Festival of Quilts at the NEC in Birmingham in August. The challenge was to make a quilt in a day to be donated on completion to the Birmingham Children's Hospital. The quilt, which measures 48" by 60" (120 by 150 cm), was designed by Kathy Atkins and Sam Townsend. Other members taking part were Maggie Harris, Shirley Watson, Debbie Turner and Janet Casselden.









The other works are too numerous to name and attribute individually, though I will post again with some individual pieces later perhaps, and I can be contacted via email.

Details of the exhibition can be found in the side-bar of this blog and the work will be on show until 24 November.


8 comments:

  1. Oh, it looks to be a wonderful show!!! Hope you have a great turn-out!

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    1. Thank you, Marney. Lots of variety, lots of colour and so far plenty of viewers ... so a good start!

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  2. Beautiful work!! Are those black & white's yours? They're intriguing and wonderful!

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    1. Hi Connie - they are indeed, and also the weavings on the long wall - not easy to see, I realise. I've shown snippets of them here in previous posts but not the whole pieces so perhaps next week I will show them in close up. This post was especially for the benefit of our members so that they could see their work straight away.

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  3. It's a tough job hanging a show and takes more time than one might think, at first. The show looks great and appears well lit. Hoping you have great turnouts !

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    1. Good to hear from you, Sharron. I really enjoy the challenge of hanging a show - of working out how to arrange the work so everyone's pieces are seen to best advantage while at the same time ensuring that overall the show flows well.
      The lighting is quite good here, though I'll confess I find Adobe Photoshop helps ..!

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  4. formidable... j'aimerai aussi voir ces broderies tout près!

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    1. Merçi Elfi - C'était une occasion très intéressante pour le groupe.

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