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News item from 2012

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The Big Stitch attracted 5000 visitors

The Museum, with the Embroiderers’ Guild, celebrated all things embroidered on Saturday 1 December with ‘The Big Stitch’. Visitors young and old took part in a whole range of activities from adding to the world’s longest embroidery and decorating Japanese fans to watching cutting edge and traditional embroidery demonstrations as well as hearing from world leading experts in a series of talks. 

We have more events coming up over the next few months – to find out what will be happening in 2013 click on events.

Left Image: Decorated Plates

Right Image: Activity in the Atrium

 Atrium ActivityDecorated Plates

06-Dec-2012

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