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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.
DAN member Stewart Bourne’s work is currently on tour with The Photographic Angle’s Monochrome “pop-up” exhibition.
The first of these was held in Swindon, where four of Stewart’s 6 selected photographs were on show among two floors of beautifully presented and very varied images [and the attached photos taken].