Embroiderer’s Guild & Capability Brown

Starting in February 2016, a series of more than 40 exhibitions by the Embroiderers’ Guild will be organised in various stately homes across the country. The exhibitions are part of  Capability Brown Festival 2016 and thousands of Guild’s members created an exceptional textile art pieces to celebrate Brown’s landscape and planting designs.

DAN member Julia Rollit, who is also a member of Worcester branch of Embroiderer’s Guild, is one of the exhibitors with her lovely landscape of the Croome Court grounds. To create her work, inspired with Brown’s ground landscapes, she combined techniques of painting, felting and stitching. 

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Julia Rollit’s landscape inspired by Capability Brown’s garden design at Croome Court

The artworks on this exhibition are showing a huge all possibilities and diversities of the embroidery techniques. An admirable selection of hand and machine embroideries, both in traditional and contemporary style, seems to be a perfect choice to celebrate life and work of  “England’s greatest gardener”.

Located in the Temple Greenhouse in Croome’s park this event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. The exhibition is open for the public until 30 October 2016.

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