Those of you who read this blog regularly know that Stewart and Jillian Bath are crucial to making it possible because they take care of the photography. I’m always at their home delivering work to be photographed or picking up pieces to be returned to owners.
So I’ve been noticing wonderful embroideries in all sorts of spots around the house and asking (very nicely of course) when they were going to be photographed. Well Yay I’ve just got my mits on a disc of photos so here’s a Crewelwork treat for you.
It’s a stable bag that Jillian began in a Carolyn Pearce class at Koala Conventions in 2007. She only finished the embroidery this year and a very dear friend then made the bag up for her. Jillian says that it was a complex and tricky job to sew it up.
I love the use of a Dorset Button to close the bag. Not to mention the lovely flower detail. Here they are in more detail……
Here’s an awesome side panel of Crewelwork…
Now for those of you who love to look at the stitching close up here’s some wonderful eye candy thanks to Stewart Bath……
See Jillian’s Wonderful Stable Bag at our Annual Exhibition next Weekend
If you’re going to be in Canberra next weekend for Floriade or any other purpose then you might want to also rock along to the Guild’s Annual Exhibition at the Albert Hall and get to see Jillian’s stable bag in all its specialness. It’s on from Friday the 19th to Sunday the 21st of September from 10.0 a.m. to 4.o p.m. each day.
As well as over 300 pieces of stitchy goodness from members there’ll also be the Creative Challenge in which members have re-interpreted WW1 silk postcards. Here’s a taster – this is the postcard stitched by our President, Fran Novitski…
For those of you who are fans of Sharon Boggon’s amazing Pintangle blog you’ll be able to see her Band Sampler at the Exhibition. Beyond exciting no?
Jillian thank you so much for sharing this Crewelwork delight with us.
Take care everyone and have a great weekend!