I write this post while sat in the Bedpop pop-up shop on Bedford High Street, where there is a rather groovy embroidery exhibition taking place until 5th May. As you might now, it’s particularly groovy because I’ve curated it, so I thought I’d share some of the images from the exhibition with you!
In no particular order…
ABOVE: Theresa Martin – Love, Fear & Anxiety – Mixed Media.
LEFT: Lisa Tilley – Untitled – Weaving with Copper Wire.
RIGHT: Kathie Webb – Verbal – Hand Embroidery
LEFT: Hanne Bang‘s In A War installation (sample).
RIGHT: Floss & Mischief – Taxidermy Cross Stitch
ABOVE: Hugs Are Fun – Flash Cards – Cross Stitch
LEFT: Marisa Straccia – The Fisherman, Girl With Red Hair, Girl Feeling Blue – Hand Embroidery
CENTRE: Stephanie Tillman – I Ain’t Trifling – Hand Embroidery
RIGHT: Marloes Duyker – Pretty Guns
LEFT: Rachel Reynolds – Plum Blossom Branch – Mixed Media
CENTRE: Rachel Reynolds – Herringbone Fold Wall Piece – Felt
RIGHT: Mr X Stitch – QR Code – Cross Stitch
LEFT: Anne-Marie Stijelja – Spirogloptic Wave & Spirogloptic Sun – Felt
RIGHT: Assorted pieces from Bedford Embroiderers Guild
ABOVE: Assorted pieces from Bedford Embroiderers Guild
ABOVE: Suzette Taylor – Marilyn Monroe Quartet – Cross Stitch
RIGHT: Textile Archaeology – Quilt installation.
The exhibition runs until 3rd May at the Bedpop shop on Bedford High Street. Join us on Saturday 1st May for a fabric sale (from School of Craft), lace demonstrations from Aragorn Lacemakers and felt workshops with Anne-Marie Stijelja!