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Exhibition: Indian Embroidery

Exhibition dates: open by appointment in January and February 2016

This exhibition focuses exclusively for the first time on the Indian collection, one of ULITA’s major – and particularly colourful – world collections. 120 more words

Exhibitions

The Spirit Flows from the Hands - 19th C. Japanese Thread Painting - Guest Blogger: Penny Peters

19th C. Japanese Thread Painting

In a private museum in Lisbon, Portugal there is very large Japanese embroidery of four phoenixes professionally worked in the 19th C in silk and gold threads.   556 more words

Embroidery

Gold Threads Shine and Sparkle

In October Penny Peters and I  held a new, two day Gold Work class here at Barn House. You may wonder why Gold Work  still excites people today.   223 more words

Threads

Royal School of Needlework course, or What I Did on My Holidays

This is a post of me showing off because I WENT TO THE ROYAL SCHOOL OF NEEDLEWORK AT HAMPTON COURT PALACE WHERE KING HENRY XII LIVED AND DID A COURSE IN COLOURED METAL THREADWORK YO. 2,335 more words

Embroidery

Maps, Meridians and Measurement in Stitch... Guest Blogger - Jill Taylor

Level 4 Experimental Stitch and Multi Media

Needlework runs in my family, and I loved embroidering from an early age.  Then I wanted to work from my own designs rather than following commercial patterns but had no idea how to start.  176 more words

Embroidery

Wired for Action

Small wired container© Marilyn Moore

Marilyn Moore spent 4 days at Barn House with students,  working with wire of many gauges and unique ways to burn and manipulate them.   149 more words

Students At Work

Coin Jewellery Traced to Ottoman Empire - Macedonian Textiles......Guest Blogger - Penny Peters

I am again mining the rich trove of Macedonian Costume from a small independent collector Jone Eftimovski. I photographed his collection on a trip to the Balkan countries in the fall of 2011. 350 more words

Embroidery