The Guild exhibited lots of beautiful embroidery at Birmingham Council's Mayormaking Day at the Council House. We had a great stand that really showcased the wide range of work which members do:
Betty brought her canvaswork cushion, which includes a wide variety of different stitches, to good effect:
This gorgeous machine embroidered picture by Margaret Richards shows the painterly effects that can be achieved:
Viv Wilson embroidered this wonderful picture, called "When King Kong Came To Brum":
Janet Molloy brought some great blackwork, including this chessboard and pint of Guinness:
This bright and colourful picture, entitled 'Sea Flowers', was stitched by Janet Lee, and features applique and beading:
This beautiful casket was stitched by Janet Wright:
The Guild also exhibited two Group projects - wall hangings for HMS Dearing & St Martin's Church, and they will be featured in blog posts in the coming days, so stay tuned!