Exhibition: Off the Surface: the art of hand-embroidery

Image Credit: Royal School of Needlework Hampton Court Palace/Devon Guild of Craftsmen

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF

01626 832223
devonguild@crafts.org.uk
www.crafts.org.uk

Saturday 20 May 2017 – Sunday 09 July 2017
10am-5.30pm daily

A collaborative exhibition showcasing the art of hand embroidery, old and new. Degree students from The Royal School of Needlework have produced contemporary, hand-embroidered work inspired by treasured textiles from the world renowned archives at Hampton Court Palace. The exhibition features surface designs such as appliquéd garments, wearable sculpture, 3-D stitched drapes and hangings alongside historic purses, collars and lacework - offering a rare opportunity to see the past revived in a contemporary fashion.

Free entry, open daily 10am-5.30pm

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