Monday 25 March 2013

'Beside the Seaside' Embroidery Exhibition

The Northern Ireland Embroidery Guild are currently exhibiting a collection of members response's to the title 'Beside the Seaside' in Flowerfield's Gallery.  There are a total of 63 works by over 30 different artists, so the breadth of techniques and styles on show is fascinating. It is particularly interesting to see the variety of approaches to the seaside theme.

The exhibition will run until Saturday 30th March.

The Embroidery Guild invite interested parties to attend their monthly meeting, held on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra from 10.30am-noon.
Contact them on:

'Holidays', Judy Cinnamond
Batik on cotton, hand and machine embroidery

'Seaview', Eleanor Hutchinson
Machine pieced and embroidery

'Puffin', Rosemary Frayne
Stem stitched with stranded cotton on linen

'Blowing in to Duck Rock', Joanne MacMahon
Manipulated felt with attached oyster catchers

'Deserted Beach', Patsy Browne
Machine embroidery

'Liberty 1', Patsy Browne,
Machine embroidery on silk and linen

'Tied to the Ocean', Anne French
Hand embroidery on dyed cotton 

'If all the World were Quilters', Irene MacWilliam
Free machine work

'If all the world were Quilters', detail

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