Exhibitions & Events

Fashioned from Nature
Until 27 January 2019 at the V&A, London (£12.00)
Website

The Beautiful Stitch (highlights from the EG Collection)
Until 31 January 2019 at Bucks County Museum, Aylesbury (entry by donation)
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The Embroidered Home £16.00 booking essential Until 31 January 2019 at Bucks County Museum, Aylesbury - The Beautiful Stitch(highlights from the EG Collection) entry by donation

2 February  at the V& A, London - Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams £20-£24

Until 3 February  at Saffron Walden Museum - Eastern Region Textile Forum: Collections Re-crafted

3-28 February at Ely Cathedral -  EG Travelling Exhibition: The Beautiful Stitch £6.00 EG members

Until 20 March at Bentley Priory Museum, Dr. Carol Quarini's response to the Battle of Britain Lace Panel £8.00 admission to Bentley Priory

Until 1 September at Chertsey Museum, Dressed for Best: Clothing for formal and Royal occasions 1700-1900 check link for opening times

 

Classes and Workshops

26 January E&DEG Branch workday Designing for Embroidery, hand or machine with Jill Kipnis (£30.00 EG members, £35.00 visitors)

 

Books: recent and upcoming publications

Jan Eaton's revision of Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches pbk 208pp Search Press 1 January 2019, £14.99

Clare Hunter Threads of life: A History of the world through the eye of a needle hbk 320pp Sceptre 7 February 2019, £15.99

 

Online

Can't get to Edinburgh to see the National Museum of Scotland's exhibition Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers? Click the link to view it online!
Check out Embroiderers' Guild website for national events

Listen to Stitchery Stories podcast 054 Eleanor Pigman: Contemporary beading
Explore DMC's tutorials and videos here

 

Shopping

Ultimate Crafts have new stores at 63 Seven Sisters Road and 152 Camden High Street

Empee fabrics website says wholesale, but I am informed that they do sell direct to the public

Books & Publications

Embroidered Treasures - Birds: Exquisite Needlework of the Embroiderers' Guild Collection
Annette Collinge 
Hardback 128 pp. publication date 4 Sept 2018
Amazon (£20.00)

Textile Landscape: Painting with Cloth in Mixed Media
Cas Holmes
Hardback 128 pp. publication date 6 Sept 2018
Amazon (£16.00)