Archive | July, 2015

300 miles of Appletons wool in one tapestry….

23 July

Don’t forget to have a look at the Great Scottish Tapestry if you get the chance – an entire history of Scotland in over 160 panels, up to and including Dolly the Sheep (see photo below courtesy of Alex Hewitt). The entire 140m project is at the Kirkcaldy gallery in Fife until September 20th, 2015, and […]

The Gordon Highlanders Great War Tapestry

13 July

Designed by Andrew Crummy, following research from local people, this three panel tapestry commemorates and recognises the achievements of the Gordon Highlanders Regiment from its raising as a regiment on 10th February 1974 to fight at Waterloo, during the Great War and up to its amalgamation with the Scottish Regiment. The tapestry will remain the property of […]

Crewel Workshop in Dublin

08 July

Any would-be embroiderers in the Dublin area should be aware that there is a crewel workshop being held in the Constant Knitter on Saturday 18th July from 11am – 5pm. This is a chance to learn from 5-8 stitches from a kit, which would enable you to complete the kit at home. Have a look at […]