Threadworks 2019

Works by the Canterbury Embroiderers' Guild

This exhibition is no longer on display at the Museum.

An exhibition of traditional and contemporary work by members of the Canterbury Embroiderers' Guild, including an exhibition by freelance embroiderer, stitch artist and author Jo Dixey.

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Seventeenth-century style gentleman's sleeping cap by Lynette Hale.

Jo Dixey is a freelance embroiderer, stitch artist and author. Jo trained at the Royal School of Needlework before working for the Embroiderers Guild in the UK.

Her works have included large altar clothes, university banners and work for the movie and fashion industries.

Her exhibition pieces range from large wall hangings to fine embroidery. These pieces are mostly based on the human form and often comment on life.

Threadworks is held every two years. This year's theme is Renewal - the Giving of Life.

This exhibition is no longer on display at the Museum.
Dates
Time
19 October – 3 November 2019
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