Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Pathway to Another View

Insiration - Old map to present day.
Applique, machine and hand stitching onto soluble film created a new cloth. The use of an embellishing machine integrated the surface. By Jan Beaney.

Pathway to Another View by Jan Beaney

Pathway to Another View, 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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