Sunday, February 28, 2016

The Grand Bridge

Felted background, with wool tops applied with an embellisher, applique, free machine embroidery and hand embroidery. By Pam Blackley-Goble.

The Grand Bridge by Design by Pam Blackley-Goble

The Grand Bridge, detail

2016 is the 300th anniversary of 'Capability' Brown's birth and to commemorate the occassion the Embroiderers' Guild will be joining a nationwide celebration.

Blenheim Palace is one of the finest examples of Brown's work. As part of a range of activies to clebrate the life and works of 'Capability' Brown the Palace is hosting an exhibition in partnership with the Embroiderers' Guild and a local art group.

Members of Newbury, Oxford, Windsor and Maidenhead, and Wokingham branches together with the Young Embroiderers of Oxford Branch have contributed nearly 100 unique and specially created art works for this exhibition.

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